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Research Strategies: Finding African American History Materials at the ALA Archives

February is African American history month and we at the ALA Archives want to help you optimize your research into African American and African history. In this month’s blog post, we’ll take a tour through ALA Archives holdings and we’ll use multiple strategies for finding information. Read on to learn more about locating African American […]

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Publications: The Black Caucus Newsletter

Since 1974, the Black Caucus Newsletter has provided a lot of support and information to Black librarians (with a little humor too). Read on the learn more about the art, humor, and history of the Black Caucus Newsletter!

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Action, Not Reaction: Integrating the Library Profession

In the midst of the Civil Rights era in America, librarians were battling for and against segregated libraries in the South, however they were also battling over integration within their own ranks. Integration of the library profession was a long process that started in the early 20th century. 

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