Archiving the Black Diaspora: Makiba J. Foster talks Community Webs with the Internet Archive

April 12th, 2021

by the Archive-It team

On April 7, 2021, the Internet Archive presented a discussion with Makiba J. Foster, manager of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) for Broward County Libraries. Foster discussed the important and impactful work of preserving Black culture found on the web. Through her collaboration with the Internet Archive’s Community Webs program, she discussed how her work to document a protest movement led to her to build web archives related to the Black Diaspora. The event also featured a musical performance by DJ, educator, and Jazz/R&B soul artist, Lamar Harris.