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Leimert Park Book Fair, August 25, 2018 – Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for the setup (830am) and presentations for author Eric Jerome Dickey and The Joyce Madkins Sumbi Award (10am to 1pm) at the Leimert Park Book Fair at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Shopping Plaza. See below for info … Continue reading

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Joyce Sumbi

With deep sadness, I share that our dear friend, confidant, leader, mentor, organizer, wonderful mother of three sons, fantastic grandmother, and extraordinary librarian, Joyce Sumbi has passed. On Wednesday, she attended the Leimert Park Village Book Fair wrap-up meeting at … Continue reading

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2010 BCALA National Conference

Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s 7th National Conference of African American Librarians August 4–8, 2010 Sheraton Conference Center, Birmingham, Alabama “Bridging the Divide with Information Access, Activism, and Advocacy” Please follow the conference link below for information on … Continue reading

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Speech by E.J. Josey

Dr. E. J. Josey, Professor Emeritus, School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and Past President of the American Library Association, delivered a speech at the National Sankofa Council on Educating Black Children Conference on April 5, 1998 … Continue reading

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E. J. Josey

E. J. Josey, Professor Emeritus University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences Department of Library and Information Science Professional Background E. J. Josey is Professor Emeritus, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Library and Information Sciences, University of … Continue reading

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