Author Archives: Blackbird Revolt

Juneteenth March for Floyd

For the Freedom of Black Lives Each year, we’ve contributed to Juneteenth celebrations with our work to help amplify the message of freedom for those whose ancestors were in enslaved.   This year we celebrated Juneteenth by contributing to the organizing, fundraising, and branding of a march for Juneteenth and George Floyd. The march events […]

APRÈS Zine

APRÈS is a zine we created to honor Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson, and Isaac McGhie. However, as we were crafting the zine, the police murdered George Floyd. We were devastated. This murder followed the murders of Ahmaud and Breonna. We were overwhelmed and trying to figure out how to act while processing the pain and constant struggle of being Black in this environment.

BEST Curriculum

Be Equal, Safe, & Trustworthy We worked with Men As Peacemakers (MAP) to brand and design their curriculum guide for their BEST (Be Equal Safe & Trustworthy) party model. The BEST curriculum is a party-themed sexual violence prevention strategy designed to equip students with the analysis, relationships, and skills necessary to shape campus environments they […]

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc.

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc. We’re currently working with the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc. board to use design to help promote their mission to foster racial justice and promote healing and reconciliation in our community. In 2018, we re-branded the organization with a new logo and website. Since then, we’ve branded their 2020 100-year […]

2020 MLK Tribute Events

This year, we were fortunate enough to work with the Duluth NAACP to brand the MLK Tribute Events. For the last 2 years we have worked with the organization to select themes based off of the writings, speeches, and teaching of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This year’s theme comes from an article by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., submitted for publication in March 1958. In the full title, “The Current Crisis in Race Relations…

Design 02 Workshop

Blackbird Revolt will be hosting its second community workshop building off of Design 01. This workshop is meant for beginners and folks looking to strengthen their graphic design knowledge. This will dive heavily into the use of typography and color to communicate effective messages. Participants will leave the workshop with a new understanding of type […]

Design 01 Workshop

Are you interested in graphic design? Blackbird Revolt will host its first community workshop on some of the design basics for beginners. This workshop will go over design as a concept, the design elements, software, file types, plagiarism vs. inspiration, measurement tools, use of space, type basics, and color basics. Participants will leave understanding how […]