Towards Antiracist and Antifascist Library Work: A Summary of the Design and Next Steps of ALA’s Resolution to Condemn White Supremacy and Fascism as Antithetical to Library Work

Introduction A couple months ago, we all found out that another library had employed another white nationalist-- he'd spoken at rallies-- and I had just had it. It wasn't a new problem or a new idea. Not for the first time, I thought "You can't be this kind of jerk and do library work right."… Continue reading Towards Antiracist and Antifascist Library Work: A Summary of the Design and Next Steps of ALA’s Resolution to Condemn White Supremacy and Fascism as Antithetical to Library Work

Introducing CD #43, A Proposed Resolution Condemning White Supremacy and Fascism as Antithetical to Library Work

This afternoon at ALA Midwinter 2021, ALA Council will review and discuss a proposed resolution condemning white supremacy and fascism that I co-authored. Below are my drafted opening remarks. Hi, everyone! It's been an honor to help develop the CD#43, a proposed resolution to condemn white supremacy and fascism as antithetical to library work with… Continue reading Introducing CD #43, A Proposed Resolution Condemning White Supremacy and Fascism as Antithetical to Library Work