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Promote partnerships between librarians of African American descent, and librarians serving the African American community.



The Black Caucus Round Table (BCRT) seeks to contribute to library service by promoting services to African Americans and opening channels of communication among African American librarians in all TLA divisions, round tables, and discussion groups.

Officers  2021-2022

Chair, June Johnson
Chair-Elect, Bea Saba
Past-Chair, Danielle McGhee
Secretary/Treasurer, Qwame Nelloms
Councilor, Felice Sanders-Johnson
Alternate Councilor, Miriam Thomas
Webmaster, Sonja Gaddy

Black Caucus Operating Procedures


Texas Library Association Black Caucus Round Table (BCRT)2022 Conference Stipend Application opens September 1, 2021

The application submission deadline is November 30, 2021.

Black Caucus Round Table Bi-Monthly Social

BCRT will be hosting bi-monthly meetings leading up to the 2022 Conference in Fort Worth.  Save the dates!

October 19, 2021 @ 6:30 PM
December 14, 2021 @ 6:30 PM
February 15, 2022 @ 6:30 PM


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