Adele Vrana's Blog Posts
How can you be a good guest in indigenous communities, and a strong ally for marginalized communities centering their knowledge online? This guide shares recommendations for how to be a respectful guest and supportive co-conspirator with marginalized communities.
Why do we work on Wikipedia, and what are some of the decolonizing practices we bring to the online encyclopedia? This resource shares why we have decided to create and share our knowledge on Wikipedia, and how we’re doing this work.
This guide shares a set of practices and tools that marginalized communities working in different contexts have found useful for creating, growing, and sharing their community’s knowledge online.
Today we’re pleased to present the first part in a series of resources about creating and sharing knowledge by and from marginalized communities online. Whether you’re a member of a marginalized community, or an ally, these resources are here to assist you in centering knowledge from the margins. Find out more!
Marielle Franco was a remarkable black queer Brazilian woman, mother, young politician and human rights advocate. Unfortunately, it was only her murder that made Marielle finally notable enough to be included in Wikipedia. Inspiring women like Marielle deserve to be seen in life as well as death.
We are hosting the first ever convening on centering marginalized knowledges online - in July 2018, Cape Town, South Africa! 75% of those online are from the global South, but hardly represented on the internet. We are bringing together community organizers, technologists, scholars, artists, Wikimedians and others, to build more awareness, allies, and joint action plans.