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BCALA Announces Reading is Grand! Grant Winners

By |2019-07-14T01:39:52+00:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

READING IS GRAND! CELEBRATING GRAND-FAMILIES TELLING OUR STORIES @ YOUR LIBRARY A Family Literacy Project of Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. PRESS RELEASE   For release on: June 24, 2019   Black Caucus of the American Library Association announces Reading is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families Telling Our Stories @ Your Library grant winners WASHINGTON, [...]

RESPONSE TO YET ANOTHER “LIBRARY WHILE BLACK INCIDENT”

By |2018-12-24T18:31:14+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Upon learning of another disheartening incident in which an African American library school student had the police called on her for being in the library which is a public space, I have reached out to the West University library branch to insist that the management implement their unspoken rules in a fair and non-discriminatory manner. I [...]

Press Release: Kelsa Bartley Wins Smiley Student Travel Award

By |2018-08-21T17:42:21+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                Media Contact: Gladys Bell August 21, 2018                                                                                                                [email protected]                                                                                                                                                 757-727-5185 Kelsa Bartley of Florida State University Wins Smiley Student Travel Award Ms. Kelsa Bartley, a student in the Master of Science in Information program (MSI’18) at Florida State University, is the winner of the 2018 Smiley Travel Award, sponsored by the Black [...]

BCALA Announces the 2018 Literary Awards Winners

By |2018-07-20T21:54:59+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. BCALA Literary Awards Press Release Contact: Gladys Smiley Bell, 757-727-5185 For Immediate Release or [email protected] February 11, 2018 Press Room – The Colorado Convention Center ≈The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. (BCALA) announces the winners of the 2018 BCALA Literary Awards during the Midwinter Meeting [...]

Black Caucus of the American Library Association announces Reading is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families Telling Our Stories @ Your Library grant winners

By |2018-06-27T00:12:35+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

READING IS GRAND! CELEBRATING GRAND-FAMILIES TELLING OUR STORIES @ YOUR LIBRARY A Family Literacy Project of Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc.   PRESS RELEASE  For release on: June 24, 2018 Black Caucus of the American Library Association announces Reading is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families Telling Our Stories @ Your Library grant winners NEW ORLEANS [...]

Press Release: BCALA Joins ALA and Other Organizations in Condemning Violence in Charlottesville

By |2017-08-22T17:39:41+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

For Immediate Release: August 21, 2017 Press Contact: Shaundra Walker [email protected] The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) joins the American Library Association (ALA), its divisions and affiliates, along with other organizations around the country, in condemning the recent violence perpetrated by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA. We extend our condolences to [...]