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Black in Space Collection

Identifier: 218

Content Description

This collction includes born digital files from Black in Space: A Virtual Black Pride Experience that was held May 21 - 25, 2020. The inaugural journey was a five day virtual series of experiences that celebrated the diversity and resilience of Black LGBTQ+ communities through storytelling and technology.


  • Creation: 2020-05-21 - 2020-05-25


Language of Materials

English; American Sign Language (ASL)

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is accessible only in The People's Archive reading room. Please contact us for an apointment.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection lacks performer and particiant releases. The collection may be used for research only, no reproduction is allowed.

Biographical / Historical

Makers Lab was started in April 2014 to build and support LGBTQ communites by creating zeor proof expereinces that celebrate life, art, and LGBTQ culture. They are a collective of creatives, catalysts, storytellers, and curators. Projects include Black in Space: A virtual Black Pride Experience, Futuristic TV for Black Qweirdos; Black Joy is Revolutionary: A Woolly Mammoth x Makers Lab Collab; and Respect Her Crank: A Go-Go Herstory Showcase. In 2020 this organization's name changed to Black in Space.


19.3 Gigabytes

36 Files


The collection is arragned by event, then by file type.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the Library by Lee Levingston Perine in August, 2020.

Black in Space Collection
An inventory of the Black in Space Collection at DC Public Library
Laura Farley
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Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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