OurBlackCool is a visual, interactive representation of Rebecca Walker’s iconic book Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness.
Created in partnership with Walker and IDEO’s Kristy Tillman the site allows users to add their own visual element of Black Cool. Kollective Mobile pitched and built the site on top of the Twitter API. The site was features an admin panel that allows administrators to curate elements posted but also to delete any inappropriate content that might be posted.
Users log in to the site and are able to post using their Twitter ID’s. Twitter handles also show up on each element that they post, allowing users to engage with others Black Cool enthusiasts on the social network. The site has been featured on BlackWeb2.o and Ebony.com as well as other online publications.
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