The internet is laden with false information, notions on Africa and the African Diaspora. This project is an attempt to garner the collaborative powers of the internet. It seeks articles and information from the descendants of the African diaspora (Afro-Latinos, Caribbeans, African-Americans, Afro-Asians, and others) and Africans. It tries to create a central knowledge-base on Africa and African diasporic black peoples and afro-descendants.
Using google sites, authors can write any article, on any subject about Africa and African diaspora, using its blank template. All that is required is to have a neutral point of view and strong references, stick to the facts, preferably academic, but not rigidly, verifiable and factual being the ultimate criteria. The ultimate goal of the project is to provide the most accurate information on Africa and descendants of Africans in the most dignified manner.
Afropedea seeks to be a living breathing knowledge-base on all topics and subject-matters dealing with the afro-descendant. Its purpose is to be an entity of practicality, entertainment, enlightenment, empowerment, provide context for the afro-descendant in the global scheme, and spread awareness and exposure to all afro-descendant community and culture. Afropedea.org tries to spread knowledge that is part academic and encyclopedic, part Do It Yourself(DIY) technology, part periodical magazine, a knowledge-base of life and living.
Afropedia.org disseminates practical information. How one uses the information is at ones own risk. Afropedea assumes no liability.
Create and Edit An Article
One can Edit and Create articles by joining Afropedea.org, selecting Sign In on the top and then selecting
Join This Group, the Afropublic Group, which will prompt for a Google Account. If one does not have an account, proceed to create one.
Donate an article
After finishing an article, email firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the Afropedea collaboration. You can request it removed from collaboration by emailing email@example.com. We encourage students of African Diasporic studies to contribute and Wikipedian African Diasporic editors, especially those who have licensed articles under GNU. With slight modification, one can be accommodated. One does not need to license under Afropedea's CC-BY-SA.
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