newsletter 7



Many residents of the New York City borough of Brooklyn were saddened by last year’s loss of librarian Taneya Danyelle Gethers Muhammad (1980-2017) of Brooklyn Library. BCALA Past President Andrew P. Jackson shares a commemoration of the dedicated librarian gone-too-soon in this edition of BCALA News.


  • Darien, CT Librarian Receives State Honor
  • Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. BCALA Literary Awards
  • Midwinter 2018 BCALA Executive Board Meeting Minutes
  • AAMLO Awarded “Recordings at Risk” Grant to Digitize Black Panther Party Films
  • Celebrating the Life of a Liberation Librarian Taneya Denyelle Gethers Muhammad
  • Joining the Generations: A Proposal for Promoting Age Diversity at the Schlesinger Library
  • Are Libraries Neutral? Have they ever been? Should they be?
  • Remarks from ALA Midwinter 2018 President’s Program: Library Neutrality is a Myth