Last Thursday we explored Schomburg, Harlem at the Met Museum. What caught our group’s eye was the TV in the center of the Schomburg exhibit. The ideas that our groups expressed was the idea of the play on words on the saying “the revolution will not be televised’. The term was coined by musician Gil Scott Heron in 1971. The saying means in order to move forward, you need to understand the past that was uncaptured. The design of the TV had five sides televising the same thing, which perhaps is meant to represent seeing the situation at every different angle. To add on to that, we could relate this to the trope of the New Negro article that emphasizes the importance of black representation in the media. What the room represents is preserving one’s self despite being in a changing environment.