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Igbo Wikimedians User Group Black History Month 2022/Outcome

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Physical/In-person events

In-person event 1: 24th May 2022

The physical event was a wikidata editathon on Igbo descriptions of Black Artists on Wikidata. The in-person event was held in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. At the end of the event, 370+ Igbo descriptions were added to Wikidata items of black artists. For more details see event dashboard here.

In-person event 2: 16th July 2022

The physical event was a Wikipedia Translate-A-Thon on Black Artists in History & Contemporary. The in-person event was held in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.


Online launch of the contest


The online contest was for a period of 1 month. The dashboard and Xtool were used to track participants activities. At the end of the contest, 04 July 2022, outcomes were recorded on three projects participants contributed to, namely; Igbo Wikipedia, Wikiquote, and Wikidata respectively.

In general, at the end of the contest, a total of 5,970 articles were created, 14,300 articles were edited, and a total edit of 37,600. See event dashboard here for comprehensive information.
Redlist of quotes to be created was generated and updated. The Redlist all turned blue, a total of 376 pages were created on the Igbo Wikiquote. See list for more details.
Items were created and edited. A total number of 631 items were created, 5,490 descriptions added in Igbo, and a general revision of 30,300. See Wikidata statistics for additional information.