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Jim Crow’s Last Stand in Louisiana and Reviewing Library Diversity and Inclusion Implementation

As our country seemingly becomes more and more politically divided, and in some cases ethically divided, I feel excitement and fear about the vote tomorrow. I feel excitement because tomorrow will likely (and hopefully) be a historic day for the … Continue reading

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Law Library Diversity Fellowships

THE WORK OF DIVERSITY IN LIBRARIES BEGINS at the crossroad where superiority, inaction, and denial become intolerable. Yet in working toward true diversity, we work without the familiar construct of a mainstream. [This presents] us with questions that serve as … Continue reading

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AALL Diversity Committee Annoucement: MDLA Award

The AALL Diversity Committee encourages eligible members to apply for the Minority Leadership Development Award (MDLA). This award was created in 2001 to foster leaders for the future and to introduce minority law librarians to leadership opportunities within the Association. … Continue reading

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Supporting Diversity in Law Librarianship

Let’s begin by recognizing that the profession is already diverse, but there just are not that many law librarians of color compared to the number of people of color in the general U.S. population. I believe this difference will continue … Continue reading

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What Do Law Librarians Do?

I have never been so aware of the roles played by different types of law librarians, as I was at this year’s All-California Joint Institute, entitled The State We’re In: California Law Libraries in Unprecedented Times, held March 9-10, 2012. … Continue reading

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