“BCALA must question ALA’s true commitment to diversity and racial tolerance when ALA, North America’s largest and strongest library association, still plans to hold its largest and most financially lucrative function in a state that has become Ground Zero in initiating weapons laws, as well as voting policies, that potentially put the rights and safety of African-Americans at risk.”
I’d like some answers, too, please.
Then, on the flip side, we have this (from July 2013):
Nope, nope, nope. I don’t agree. Vehemently. We need to be talking, studying about, and acknowledging the intricacies of social justice. For many, such things are matters of life-and-death. We can be professionals and be committed to social justice work. The true fallacy is linking social justice issues with political liberalism and saying that this is the only position that is for social justice. That’s just sad. And wrong. So let’s not do that. Please.
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