Watch: Mona Chalabi Recreate Du Bois' Infographics with Modern Data

The Guardian's Data Editor updates Du Bois' data visualisations using contemporary statistics.


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If I could meet Du Bois, I would want to ask him how he expected these charts to look today." Mona Chalabi

While the bulk of our current exhibition W. E. B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives shows pioneering data visualisations from 1900, don't be fooled into thinking the issues Du Bois confronted over a century ago aren't still relevant today.

Alongside Du Bois' infographics, we're showing four original artworks from Mona Chalabi, Data Editor at The Guardian. Watch her recreate those infographics with contemporary data, and find out why this kind of data still matters so much today.

See W. E. B. Du Bois: Charting Black Lives at House of Illustration until 1 March 2020.