Initiated by Afro Free Culture Crowdsourcing Wikimedia (AfroCROWD, a partner with met during last WikiIndaba in Accra, the BlackPower Edit-a-thon was a simultaneous writing held in NYC, Accra, Nigeria and Côte d'Ivoire on 25 February. As part of the Black History Month activities, this edit-a-thon focused on topics related to the History of black people.
In Côte d'Ivoire, during the preparation of this edit-a-thon we asked GLAM partners to provide us with sources (books, online articles, press articles, etc.) basing on a certain list of articles. Thanks to the sources provided for the edit-athon, several articles could be created / edited.