Google’s Doodle-ing It Right

Russia’s laws and practices against gay citizens have been well documented leading up to the games, exposing harsh practices and the need for change.  Google welcomed the games with this doodle, which included language directly from the Olympic charter reminding us all the intended spirit of the games.  Here’s to hoping that the pressure to provide equal rights will last longer than the games.

This doodle from Google graces the search page, with the thumbnail on all it's pages on the opening day of the Sochi Olympics
This doodle from Google graces the search page, with the thumbnail on all it’s pages on the opening day of the Sochi Olympics

 

Susan X Jane

Susan Jane thinks a lot about media and race…a lot. She teaches Communications at Wheelock College, writes and speaks about media…and race... and generally encourages everyone she meets to think about the way media shapes their sense of self and their ideas and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.

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