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Black Caucus American Library Association

BCALA Board Officer Change Announced

BCALA Board Officer Change Announced After a unanimous vote for his removal from office in the best interest of the organization, the BCALA Board and Dr. Jason Alston, current Vice President, have come to a mutual decision regarding a...

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Black Caucus American Library Association

Sage Renews Scholarship To Promote Diversity Within Librarianship

Los Angeles, CA (March 14, 2024) Sage and the Joint Council of Librarians of Color (JCLC) have extended a partnership to provide scholarships to Library Information Science students from the National Associations of Librarians of Color...

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Black Caucus American Library Association

Immediate Past President Shauntee Burns-Simpson Receives the 2023 DEMCO/BCALA Award for...

On Sunday, June 25, 2023 during the 2023 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) honored Immediate Past BCALA President Shauntee Burns-Simpson with the 2023 DEMCO/BCALA Award for Excellence...

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Black Caucus American Library Association

QUEENS PUBLIC LIBRARY PARTNERS WITH LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES ACROSS THE...

QUEENS PUBLIC LIBRARY PARTNERS WITH LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF HIP HOP Highlights Include a Conversation with Rapper and Public Enemy Frontman Chuck D, Symposium on Hip Hop Style and Fashion, and...

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Black Caucus American Library Association

The BCALA Public Libraries Committee Releases The Black Consciousness Principles Reading...

The BCALA Public Libraries Committee has released The Black Consciousness Principles Reading Guide. Dr. LaGarrett King’s article, “Black History is Not American History: Toward a Framework of Black Historical Consciousness” serves as the...

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Black Caucus American Library Association

BCALA is Partnering in a New IMLS Grant

The IMLS (Institute for Museum and Library Services) in concert with its strategic goal to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion through its support of libraries and museums, awarded the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, in...

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