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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 Roundtable (BCRT)2022 Conference Stipend Application open September 1, 2021

The application submission deadline is November 30, 2021.

Black Caucus Roundtable 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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Between the Lines: September Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Jenny Filardo Middle School Librarian Presbyterian School in Houston What inspired you to become a librarian? When I began my master’s degree at UT Austin over 28 years ago, it was with the intent of working in museums or archives. The very last class of my degree, however, was Materials for Children, and that one […]

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Statement Opposing Restrictions on Education Related to Racism and History

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The Texas Library Association Executive Board approved the following statement related to efforts to restrict education related to racism and history on August 10. The Texas Library Association’s (TLA) core values include diversity and inclusiveness, equity of access to information, ethical responsibility and integrity, intellectual freedom, literacy and lifelong learning, and social responsibility and the […]

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