Congrats to our own Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy at North Carolina Central University as winner of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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Congrats to our own Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy at North Carolina Central University as winner of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

January (2019)– Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy is the winner of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award pays tribute to the quality and magnitude of beloved children’s author Virginia Hamilton. Dr. Bracy is Professor of Library Science and Director … Continue reading

Introducing the 2019 Authenticity Project Fellows
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Introducing the 2019 Authenticity Project Fellows

January (2019)— Thanks to a generous grant from the IMLS, the HBCU Library Alliance and Digital Library Federation are pleased to announce the first of three annual cohorts of Authenticity Project Fellows! These fifteen Fellows work in libraries and archives at historically black colleges and universities. They will receive full travel, lodging, and registration expenses to the 2019 DLF Forum in Tampa, … Continue reading

Mellon Foundation Donates $600,000 Grant to Winston-Salem to Support Humanities Programs
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Mellon Foundation Donates $600,000 Grant to Winston-Salem to Support Humanities Programs

January (2019)— Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) was recently given a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its humanities programs. The university is one of only five University of North Carolina System schools, and one of the few public historically Black colleges and universities in the country to receive a grant during … Continue reading

Spelman College Receives $30 Million Gift From Trustee Ronda Stryker and Spouse, William Johnston, to Support New Center for Innovation & the Arts
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Spelman College Receives $30 Million Gift From Trustee Ronda Stryker and Spouse, William Johnston, to Support New Center for Innovation & the Arts

December (2018)– Spelman College has received the largest gift from living donors in its 137-year history from long-standing Spelman trustee Ronda Stryker and spouse William Johnston. The transformative $30 million gift will help build the Center for Innovation & the Arts, the College’s first new academic facility since 1996. Chicago architect, Jeanne Gang, founding principal … Continue reading