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The first African-American and woman becomes Library of Congress' new chief executive. She's widely praised for promoting technology at libraries in low-income neighborhoods.

"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the Librarian of Congress. If confirmed Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and first African-American to serve in the post, as mentioned in a press release issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. President Obama issued a […]

Julieanna Richardson, founder and executive director of The HistoryMakers joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the Library of Congress’s acquisition of The…

According to thebellereport.com The Rich History of Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Heads for Library of Congress   Washington, D.C. — Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones has been selected for Oral History participation from African Americans to be exhibited in the Library of Congress.   The HistoryMakers is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational institution committed […]

  Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones has been selected for Oral History participation from African Americans to be exhibited in the Library of Congress. The HistoryMakers is a national…

W.E.B. Du Bois and collaborators put on an exhibition on the state of black American life for the 1900 Paris Exposition. According to reports, the exhibit consisted…