Black History Month: Joseph Saulter and The Urban Video Game Academy

The Urban Video Game Academy (UVGA) is an Atlanta, GA-based venture founded by CEO Joseph Saulter, the entrepreneur behind Entertainment Arts Research, Inc. (which Ebony Magazine called one of the first black-owned publicly traded gaming companies), as part of his quest to make the gaming industry more reflective of its audience.  Saulter and the UVGA go into high schools to recruit and announce theater workshops which would end up being filled up with young students ever since the academy’s first announcement at the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which resulted and the UVGA getting calls from 120 schools and gaming companies like Electronic Arts (EA). Continue reading “Black History Month: Joseph Saulter and The Urban Video Game Academy”