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Google Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Exclusive Doodle Created By Brooklyn Illustrator Olivia Fields

Google Doodle always delivers! In honor of late renowned civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Google has partnered with illustrator Olivia Fields for a Doodle to commemorate this year’s MLK Day. The Doodle reflects an all-inclusive society where everyone can live in peace and harmony much like the dream that Dr. King fought tirelessly for. “Although it is future-focused, I hope people consider the importance of connection, especially in this present moment,” said Fields in an exclusive Q&A shared with AfroTech. “It goes without saying how significant (and essential) support is. Think about how necessary it is to reach out and to take hold as well. This is something I hope the Doodle inspires. ” For Fields, it’s more than just art — the topic at hand resonated with her own personal values. “My life has been shaped by the activism that took place in the past and continues to be formed by the movements that exist today. It cannot be understated how much is owed to...

Shanique Yates

Jan 17, 2022