Our History

Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) has continued to be an integral part of the library literature during the thirty-five year history of the organization. As the organization has grown, so too has the amount of literature. The heading “Black caucus” was first indexed in Library Literature in 1970.

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Diversity and Equity Through Unity: A Brief History of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association

For a quarter of a century, the Black Caucus has remained diligent in its mission. Two sources of its strength have been exemplary leadership and a continuous agenda which has successfully monitored and addressed pertinent societal developments.

More laudatory advancements that were achieved by the distinguished leadership: