Black innovators have been helping AT&T connect people since Lewis Latimer first drafted plans for Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone in 1876. Since then, AT&T continues to identify and highlight the next generation of black innovators through the annual AT&T 28 Days program.
Black History Month is more than a chance to acknowledge the past. It’s a salute to the people who helped shape cultural moments that changed the world.
AT&T 28 Days celebrates the very best in leaders who match their talents and passions to make an impact in art, entertainment, business, community and technology. Now in its ninth year, AT&T 28 Days honors those who dare to be next. The dreamers, believers and game-changers who show up and show out to make the world better-in ways big and small.
Entrepreneurs like Christine Souffrant – who uses social media to connect people to street merchants around the world –
Throughout the month of February, AT&T 28 Days will tell these stories through dynamic videos, compelling photo albums, and interactive content. All aimed at showcasing these present-day history makers while giving a nod to the icons of the past.
Everyone can join the celebration now through March 5. Visiting the AT&T 28 Days website to learn how you can help shape the culture of tomorrow. You may even win a trip to the National Museum of African American History and in Culture in Washington, D.C. along with a prize pack of the latest must-have gadgets.
To learn more about those who dare, visit us at ATT.com/28Days. Follow the conversation on social media by using #ATT28Days.