Category: Social Justice

Special Collection Highlight LGBTIA+ Stories & Exhibit

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In honor of celebrating Pride and the LGBTQIA+ community, the Tampa Special Collections has highlighted their very impressive holdings past and present through the “Queer Life and Literature in the 19th Century” exhibit. Scroll through the exhibit to see the ways in … Continue Reading

USF Libraries Launch the African American Experience in Florida

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The African American Experience in Florida, a new collection from the University of South Florida Libraries,  has curated the Black experience in Florida around six different themes: activism, Black-owned businesses, the community, journalism, the arts, and history. Information in the collection ranges … Continue Reading

You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body is a Confederate Monument

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Monuments can be more than buildings or structures. Caroline Randall Williams—author of the powerful New York Times Opinion piece “You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument,” which grabbed international attention as a reckoning in the movement to dismantle … Continue Reading

Activism in the Archives: Researching LGBTQ and History

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When: Monday, October 19, 2020 from 4:30-5:30 PM Where: Online How: Use this link to log in: https://bit.ly/30izUyk Please join the USF Libraries LGBTQ+ Special Collections and the Office of Multicultural Affairs to honor LGBTQ+ History Month and explore LGBTQ+ history in Tampa … Continue Reading

The Digital Instruction Divide During COVID-19

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The Hechinger Report indicates that remote learning for children confirm that the quality and quantity of remote learning for children varied wildly depending on where those children happen to live during school closings in Spring of 2020. Image credit and report

Anti-Racist Reading List

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The USF Libraries Anti-Racist Reading list, curated by St. Pete’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library,  includes library-owned resources. both print and e-books through the Libraries.. The purpose of the list is to help our community create meaningful discourse about the injustices and racial … Continue Reading