The Toledo Spiders

  Dr. Abdul Alkalimat
  Deborah Hamilton
  Joshua Hudak
  Pauline Kynard
  Aysha McWorter
  Michelene McGreevy
  Rahul Thadani
  Kate Williams
  Brian Zelip


Individual Cyberpower:
individuals learning to use information technology to advance their individual interests
  World Wide Web Description
Murchison Center  This is our base of operations - a community technology center in central city African-American Toledo.  From here we teach different levels of computer classes, tutor children after school, organize a community garden and monthly practice tests, provide community meeting space, and hold our weekly theory seminar.


Social Cyberpower:
the use of information technology
by a group to advance the interest of that group
  World Wide Web Description
Cyber Schools Digitization project to organize the inner city schools of Toledo 
Cyber Families Digitization project to organize family research projects and strengthen family ties.
Cyber Hair Digitization project to celebrate and organize Black hair care salons and suppliers.
Cyber Church Digitization project to establish a firm position of the Black Church in cyberspace


Ideological Cyberpower:
ideas promoted by individual and social cyberpower
  World Wide Web Description
War or Peace: The People Debate 911 An example of a  Democracy Site - a web site designed to provide online access to debates among people in local settings and conferences outside of a commercial news or governmental setting regarding the current US war against Afghanistan.
Malcolm X : 1990 Conference The cyber-resurrection of a critical 1990 conference on Malcolm X.  All of the speeches from the conference have been made available, as well as many photographs, songs, and study guides on Malcolm X.
Malcolm X : Cuba  Documentation of the 1960 meeting of Fidel and Malcolm in Harlem and the 1990 Malcolm X habla en los 90's conference in Havana.  Also included is video footage of Fidel speaking to the US delegation to the conference. 


Africana Studies Program, University of Toledo
2801 Bancroft Avenue, UH 2370, Toledo, Ohio 43606 USA 
Phone (419) 530-7253, Fax (419) 530-4739

African Studies, University of Toledo