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Barbara Gittings, that lady in the “hug a homosexual” booth

Just a photo that came across my stream, taken for Life magazine but not published there. This is from ALA, in 1971. I saw the photo and wanted to know more about it. As a former member of SRRT and … Continue reading

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SRRT Statement to ALA Council, 6/28/06

[reprinted with permission from the Library Juice blog] The Action Council of the Social Responsibilities Task Force made the decision that we could not leave New Orleans without issuing a statement bearing witness to what we have seen, heard and … Continue reading

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fighting poverty @ your library, or outside it

You may have seen the letter to the editor that Eli and I wrote talking about the restaurant review section of the conference issue of American Libraries. We said something to the effect that calling a place with entrees $20 … Continue reading

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ALA Elections – some picks

I haven’t spoken much about who I’m voting for in the ALA Elections because I suspect only a very small subset of you care, and because I haven’t even gotten my ballot yet. That said, Library Juice has two lists … Continue reading

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libraries and poor people, new blog

The Social Responsibilities Round Table of ALA tackles a lot of different social justice issues. They have a task force called the Hunger, Homelessness and Poverty task force that has just started a blog with a thought-provoking first post “Are … Continue reading

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