BCALA in partnership with North Carolina Central University will preserve the history of African American Librarianship and make accessible the EJ Josey papers.

Elonnie Junius Josey, better known as E. J. Josey was the second African-American presidentĀ of the American Library Association. He organized the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) in 1970.

EJ Josey

The history of BCALA along with the overall transformation of the library profession can be found in the archives.