Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well documented. When a diverse community isn't represented in the writing and editing on the 10th-most-visited site in the world, information gets skewed and misrepresented.
Let's change this.
Join staff from Howard-Tilton Memorial Library and Newcomb Institute for an editors' training session and Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve coverage of cis and trans women, non-binary folks, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.
Continuing with our month-long exploration of microfilm collections documenting the African-American experience, we're highlighting the experience of Mary Elizabeth Barker Smith. Born and raised in majority white Salt Lake City, UT, to a white mother and black father, Smith documented many of her life experiences during the Jim Crow era and mid-century Civil Rights Movements. If you don't know what microform is, don't worry, you're not alone! Find out more here:...