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Found a terrific page on Wikipedia, African-American women in computer science. It's the result of a Black History Month Editathon in 2015 by staff at the OSTP (The Office of Science and Technology Policy). Unfortunately, looking at the talk page, it was almost immediately nominated for speedy deletion by other Wikipedians "for lack of asserted importance", something that happens frequently for pages focused on women or minorities, as I've posted about a few times here on TechSoup. I think that Wikipedia user hDjembayz, one of the defenders of this page, does a good job of expressing the frustration so many of us feel in trying to contribute to Wikipedia.
FYI, the Office of Science and Technology Policy is a department of the United States government.
This article about a similar hackathon, to offer more information on Wikipedia for Rudolph Fisher, a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance, notes: "Many people see Wikipedia as fairly complete, and assume that if something isn’t already discussed in the encyclopedia, it probably isn’t that important. Nothing could be further from the truth, especially when it comes to underrepresented minorities."
Perhaps this 2021 Wikipedia editathon will get more welcomed results:
2021 Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Black History Month Edition
Friday, February 26, 2021, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum in honoring Black History Month with a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Learn how to edit and create new Wikipedia articles highlighting the breadth and depth of artworks and the lives of Black artists in America. All levels of technological proficiency welcome. This is an online volunteering / virtual volunteering event. Free | Registration required via Eventbrite. https://americanart.si.edu/events/wikipedia-edit-thon-black-history-month-edition-february-26-2021
-=-=-=-=-=- Jayne Cravens Author, The LAST Virtual Volunteering Guidebook
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