Librarian for African American & African Studies at the University of Virginia
Katrina Spencer works as the Librarian for African American & African Studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. As her TikTok consumption reveals, she enjoys well presented meals, pursuing a diasporic lens, questioning the hegemony, and good-natured comedy. Find out more about me at www.katleespe.com and @Katleespe on Twitter.
As the Librarian for African American & African Studies at the University of Virginia and a general seeker of quality entertainment, when it comes to keeping my finger on the pulse of traditional forms of media that feature Black creators, I have choices. For classic books, I have the range of Alex Haley’s Autobiography of Malcolm X to Zora...
Micha Broadnax (she/they) is an archival strategist currently residing on the ancestral land of the Nonotuck people. Micha is the project manager for the Black Teacher Archive at Harvard Graduate School of Education and serves as a community workshop trainer with Documenting the Now. Informed by Black feminist space making, she is passionate about memory, documentation and knowledge retention in movement organizing and legacy making. They also serve as archivist and researcher for legal and policy scholar Anita F. Hill, consultant for The History Project (Boston queer and independent community archive), and digital project archivist at Mount Holyoke College.
Convened towards the end of April 2021, Archiving the Black Web (ATBW) was a virtual conference just after the one-year anniversary of a global pandemic that has had inequitable impact on the lives of Black folks. The intentions of the space were clear - “The...