Black History Month? There's an App for That!

Posted on February 17, 2012

Shukree Tilghman, the director of the Independent Lens film More Than a Month, speaks with Hari Sreenivasen from PBS NewsHour about the iPhone app, called More Than a Mapp, which his team has developed to crowdsource and showcase important African American historical sites.

  

Much like the apps that help you find a nearby cup of coffee or ATM, the More Than A Mapp (MTAM) iPhone and iPad app allows users to locate, experience, and contribute to African American History through an interactive map. Designed to show that this aspect of American History exists all around us, even in months outside of February, this free application highlights relevant locations in one’s immediate vicinity and gives users the ability to upload their own. 

Download More Than A Mapp here.

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