LHRT Endorses ALA Resolution for a More Equitable Association

On Friday 26 June, during its Virtual conference, and in acknowledgement of its role in upholding unjust systems of racism and discrimination against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color within the association and the profession, the American Library Association Executive Board issued the statement entitled “ALA takes responsibility for past racism, pledges a more equitable association” http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2020/06/ala-takes-responsibility-past-racism-pledges-more-equitable-association.


In response, the Executive Committee of the Library History Round Table, on Sunday 28 June, voted unanimously to endorse the statement.

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