Category: Social Justice

Featured E-Book: Black Immigrant Literacies

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 In this work, Black Immigrant Literacies: Intersections of Race, Language, and Culture in the Classroom,  author and USF faculty member,  Patriann Smith, offers authentic narratives of Afro-Caribbean youth, the author describes how teachers and educators can: (1) teach the Black literate immigrant; …Continue Reading

African American Burial Ground and Remembering Project

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Join this virtual presentation from 2-3 PM on Tuesday, October 24th to learn about this multicampus research study bringing together local artists, USF faculty, staff, and students to address the erasure of historical Black communities in the Tampa Bay area. Part of …Continue Reading

Celebrating Pride Month in the USF Tampa Library

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During the month of June, the USF Tampa Libraries has a display of print books around LGBTQ themes available to check out. The display is located to the right of the Library Services Desk should you visit the library. The display will …Continue Reading

Library of Congress Launches a New Web Archive Collection

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A new web archive collection from the Library of Congress documents the civil unrest sparked by the police murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. The Protests Against Racism Web Archive contains a selection of websites documenting protests against racism and …Continue Reading

Books Unbanned

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New York Libraries have been fighting book bans across the country by lending 25,000 books to nonresidents since last spring.  Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library has been particularly proactive with its Books Unbanned program, offering its e-books collection to young people ages 13-21 …Continue Reading

Unite Against Book Bans

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The week of September 18-24 is Banned Books Week sponsored by the American Library Association. Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. Unite Against Book Bans is a …Continue Reading