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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.
American Libraries is the official news and features magazine of the American Library Association.
The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is an organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of African-American History.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Atlanta Life Financial Group was founded by Alonzo Herndon in Atlanta, Georgia.
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.
The Detroit Public Library is the second largest library system in the U.S. state of Michigan by volumes held (after the University of Michigan Library) and is the 21st largest library system (and the fourth-largest public library system) in the United States.
Dillard University is a private, historically black, liberal arts college in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
The Library Bill of Rights is the American Library Association's statement expressing the rights of library users to intellectual freedom and the expectations the association places on libraries to support those rights.
Library science (often termed library studies, library and information science, bibliothecography, library economy) is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.
African Americans (also known as Black Americans and Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group in the United States.
The American Library Association, founded in 1876 and chartered in 1879, is the largest professional organization for librarians in the United States.
Marquette University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the central United States.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.
The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is a non-profit organization with the mission to advance the opportunities and the quality of life for African-American women, their families and communities.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association, is a professional association of public librarians and supporters dedicated to the "development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services." In keeping with this mission, the PLA provides continuing education to members, hosts a biennial professional conference, publishes a trade journal, and advocates for public libraries and literacy.
Southern University and A&M College (often referred to as Southern University, Southern, SUBR or SU) is a public historically black university (HBCU) in the Scotlandville area of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee was the predecessor institution of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-profit non-governmental organization working "to bring together women of different political views and philosophical and religious backgrounds determined to study and make known the causes of war and work for a permanent peace" and to unite women worldwide who oppose oppression and exploitation.