Lura Daniels-Ball, OASC President
Dr. Donald Singleton, AP African Studies Instructor Dorsey High School, Los Angeles
Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney, President, Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)
Discuss the New AP African History Course and the Assault on the teaching o Black History across the country
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BLACK RESOURCE CENTER
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Saturday, September 16th, 10:30 AM
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Daniel Hernandez, Chicano Resource Center Librarian - Serving for over 15 years. in this position, he is responsible for cultural programming, outreach and management of the Center’s unique collection of materials on the Chicano Movement. As Chicano Resource Center librarian, he has produced over 200 cultural programs including the award winning Tell Your True Tale writer's workshop and the community-based Foto East LA. He is a seminal part of the LA County Library’s Immigration Task Force which develops services and programs for immigrant communities. Daniel Hernandez earned his Masters in Library and Information Science in 2004 from San Diego State University.
Crystal Hodges, Community Library Manager at Compton Library - Serving in this position at LA County Library for 5 years where she relocated from Texas, Ms. Hodges has a passion to push forward diversity, representation, and equity in libraries while providing the community, especially young Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), with a new perspective for reading. During her employment with LA County Library, she’s annually assisted the Black Resource Center in systemwide Black History Month (BHM) programming such as: facilitating and moderating The Compton Cowboys: A Legacy of African Americans in Equine and Western Heritage, as well as Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre with Carole & Jeffery Boston Weatherford. Most recently, she was selected to lead the management, facilitation, and planning of LA County Library's participation in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) national celebration of the 50th anniversary of hip-hop collaborating with over 40 organizations representing libraries, museums, colleges/universities, archives, and cultural institutions.
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