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Cite this dataset

Jules, Bergis (2017). #DrawingWhileBlack [Dataset]. Dryad.


The hashtag #DrawingWhileBlack was started by artist, Annabelle, on September 15th, 2017 to celebrate the work of Black artists. The dataset includes 69,236 tweet ids collected 09/17/2017. Annabelle's website: and Twitter profile:


The tweet ids were collected using the Documenting the Now prototype twitter collecting tool:

Usage notes

In order to recreate the original tweets from the ids, the user will have to upload the ids into the DocNow Hydrator application. The Hydrator can be downloaded here: