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Google Doodle honors huge civil rights moment in a small package – Source CNET Internet News


The Google Doodle is a diorama of the Greensboro Sit-In by artist Karen Collins. 


For the 60th anniversary of the Greensboro Sit-In, Karen Collins’ photographed diorama of the Greensboro Four at the Woolworth’s lunch counter will serve as the Google Doodle. Collins is a Compton-based artist and founder of the African American Miniature Museum. Her museum is full of dioramas representing black history in the US. 

Collins began making miniatures and dioramas as an adult, a hobby her family couldn’t afford in her childhood. Her craft took on the greater purpose of telling important stories through the dioramas. She found solace in miniatures after her son was incarcerated and she formed the museum.

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