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Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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Purchase College Library
When and Where
Date:February 7, 2015
Time:12pm-5pm EST
Address:Purchase College Library, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577
Location:DMZ 1015B

The Purchase College Library at the State University of New York at Purchase is hosting a "Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon" to contribute to articles on Wikipedia for Black WikiHistory Month.

The Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place in the DMZ Lab 1015B.

This event is in conjunction with the Black Life Matters Edit-a-thon at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of the New York Public Library (NYPL).

For events in Brooklyn and elsewhere, please see Black WikiHistory Month.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, February 7, 2015
  • Time: 12:00pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Purchase College Library at the State University of New York at Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577
  • Cost: Free
  • Participants: No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, training will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. This event is open to the public. You do not have to be affiliated with Purchase College, SUNY to attend.
  • RSVP by signing your username below! If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you might try this training module which will help explain a lot of things, including how to add your signature.
  • What to Bring: Computers (Macs) are available in the computer lab, though attendees are invited to bring their own laptops and power cords. Guest access to computers and wifi will be available.


RSVP to the Facebook event!: Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Facebook Event

If you are able, please also add your Wikipedia username to the section below (signatures are created by saving four tildes [~] in a row). If you haven't edited Wikipedia before, we will help you register for a new Wikipedia editing account on the day of the event.


List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

Need to be Created[edit]



See also pages relating to the Harlem Renaissance

Other lists with articles that need to be created[edit]

For further inspiration[edit]

See also:


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