Whose Talking About BCALA

“Black Caucus of ALA distinguished service award.” School Library Journal. 34(1987): 102

Cunningham, W. D. “The Black Caucus of the American Library Association: the first four years.” In: Activism in American librarianship, 1962-1973. CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Fisher, E. M. “Black Caucus of ALA.” In: ALA yearbook of library and information services, v.15, 1990. Chicago: American Library Association, 1990.

“Librarian wants more Black students to enter field.” The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) 21 February 1989, News: 12-A.


“ALA Black Caucus plans first national conference.” American Libraries. 23 (1992): 30.

“Announcements. Culture keepers II: unity through diversity.” Journal of Negro Education. 63 (1994): 269.

“BCALA announces literary award winners.” Library Administration & Management. 9 (1995): 191.

“Black Caucus of the American Library Association.” The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) 3 June 1998, Business: 2C.

Flagg, Gordon. “ALA Black Caucus Hits the Jackpot in Las Vegas.” American Libraries. 30 (1999): 30-31.

Lenox, M.F. “Educating the black librarian and information professional for leadership in the twenty-first century.” In: Culture keepers. Black Caucus of the American Library Association, 1993.

Liu, Carol F. “Cultural diversity: a conversation with the President of ALA’s ethnic caucuses, part 2.” Library Administration & Management. 8 (1994): 126-130.

Nelson, C.O. “Continuing the struggle” [1997 National Conference of African American Librarians]. Library Journal. 122 (1997): 44-47.

2001- Present

“BCALA(*).” Black Issues Book Review. 3 (2001): 74.

“BCALA/GLBT Book Awards.” Library Journal. 126 (2001): 18.

Dodson, Angela P. “Black Librarian's Awards.” Black Issues Book Review. 6 (2004): 9.

Goodes, Pamela A. “African-American Librarians Bask in Florida Sun: BCALA's Fifth National Conference, August 13-16.” American Libraries. 33(2002): 32-33.

“Librarians swap tales in storytelling event.” The Miami Herald. 25 August 2002, Neighbors NC: 8NC.

[Entry in:] Mjagkij, Nina. Organizing Black America : An Encyclopedia of African American Associations. Routledge, 2001.

By Reinette Jones
On behalf of the History Committee of the Black Caucus of ALA