Hi Wiki-Yorkers, You're invited to help us improve Wikipedia articles on Black history and culture- new contributors and voices are especially encouraged to join!
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, working with the AfroCROWD initiative, is hosting a successor to last year's Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, to contribute to articles on Wikipedia for the national Black WikiHistory Month outreach campaign. Event: 'Black Life Matters' Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ NYPL Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Date: Saturday February 6th, 2015 Address: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue) between West 135th and 136th Streets, Harlem, New York Time: 12 noon-5 pm (drop-in any time!) A reception will follow the event at 5 pm. The Wikipedia training and Edit-a-thon will take place in the Aaron Douglas Reading Room of the Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, with a following reception in the Langston Hughes lobby on the first floor of the building. In addition to new people, we also need some volunteers to help with hands-on training during the event! *** For details, see our edit-a-thon page on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Schomburg And please sign up on eventbrite as well: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-life-matters-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-2016-edition-tickets-20713761418 *** See also our upcoming: Our next WikiWednesday Salon at Babycastes will be the evening of February 17- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/2016-02 http://www.meetup.com/WikimediaNYC/ Thanks, Pharos Wikimedia NYC
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