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BCRT

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

Welcome! 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.

On Tuesday, April 16 during TLA 2019, please join us at the BCRT Author Session Brunch featuring Evan Narcisse. Tickets are available through March 31, 2019.

Thank you to our sponsor:

Officers

Doreen Boyd, Chair
Kimberly Gay, Chair-Elect
Roosevelt Weeks, Past-Chair
Coral Jones, Secretary
Felice Sanders-Johnson, Councilor
Carolyn Tibodeaux, Councilor Alternate
Sonja Gaddy, Webmaster

 

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