Afrocrowd is a new initiative which seeks to increase the number of people of African Descent who actively partake in the Wikimedia and free knowledge, culture and software movements.

Above, Executive Director Alice Backer explains why diversity is so important in crowdsourcing initiatives in this advance look at our interview.

Stay tuned until next week when we release the full interview.

And don’t miss this opportunity to participate in Afrocrowd’s latest project:

Basquiat: Still Fly @ 55 Editathon at MoMA 

In celebration of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 55th Birthday, Afrocrowd, Still Fly @ 55 and the Black Lunch Table partner with the MoMA Library to bring you a Wikipedia edit-a-thon focused on notable Black artists.

Tuesday, November 10th

6 to 8:30 PM

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)  Library
6th floor, 4 West 54 Street