• Celebrating Native American culture, past and present

      As a member of the Cherokee Nation, I’ve always tried to stay connected to my heritage. It is important to me to reflect on our country’s Native history and culture and the lasting impact that the first North American peoples have had on our shared experience as Americans. In my family, I’m the first generation to grow up completely off-reservation.

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  • Saving Magic Cat Academy from catastrophe!

    …! And now, I ask you to join me to try your hand (or paw!) at fending off these ghastly ghosts with today’s Halloween Google Doodle. With a swipe of your paw (or should I say wave of your wand), you can help turn these Halloween tricks into a real treat. But be warned, your spell casting must be quick and precise. To send these ghouls…

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  • Akilah’s “Afrocentric life” doodle wins Doodle 4 Google 2016

    …Today’s blog post is by the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition, 10th grader Akilah Johnson. Given the contest’s theme—“What makes”—who better than the young artist herself to answer that question? - Ed. When I was younger, I attended Roots Public Charter School and Roots Activity Learning Center in Northwest Washington, D.C…

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  • Doodle 4 Google is back! Show the world what makes you unique

    …Today we’re kicking off the 2015 Doodle 4 Google art competition, where creative and curious students across the U.S. vie to take over the Google homepage for a day with their artwork. This year’s theme, “What makes me…me,” invites students K-12 to express themselves in the form of a doodle highlighting what makes them unique. But wait don’t get…

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  • A doodle salute for Sally Ride

    … Today’s guest blog post is from Tam O’Shaughnessy—life partner of astronaut Sally Ride, and co-founder & CEO of Sally Ride Science. Over the past few months, Tam worked with our Doodle team to create a doodle for Sally’s 64th birthday. In this post, she tells us more about Sally’s life, her flight aboard the space shuttle Challenger, and her…

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  • What Girls are Good For: Happy birthday Nellie Bly!

    … Nellie with a Doodle, we wanted to make it special. Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs wrote, composed and recorded an original song about Nellie, and Katy Wu, the artist who created this doodle, created an animation set to Karen O’s music celebrating this intrepid investigative reporter. Nellie was born on May 5, 1864 in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pa…

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  • 25 years ago today ... The fall of the Berlin Wall

    … to be told today, and for generations to come. I’m excited to have been part of making this doodle commemorating such a pivotal moment in history — to learn more about the making-of, check out the doodle team’s post here. We should all take the time to celebrate 25 years of unity. Posted by Nils Frahm, composer…

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