Luncheon Presentation and Library Tour 12:30PM – 2:30PM
Luncheon Presentation and Library Tour
Library of Congress, Montepelier Room, 6thFloor
The Black Press in the United States: History, Legacy and Heritage
Co-Host: Dr. Carla Hayden, First African American Librarian of the Library of Congress
Co-Host NNPA Partner and Co-Host: Ford Motor Company
Welcome to the Library of Congress:
Dr. Carla Hayden, 14thLibrarian of Congress
Introduction to the NNPA Foundation and the NNPA:
Amelia Ashley Ward, NNPAF Chairman
Dorothy R. Leavell, NNPA Chairman
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO
Introductions and Brief History of the Black Press in the U.S. and Resource Guide:
Teri Sierra, Chief, SER Div.
Dr. Sybil Moses, African American Specialist, RRS Div.
Eve Ferguson, Reference Librarian, AMED Div.
Kate Zawaard, LC Digital Strategy Director
Megan Halsband, Reference Librarian, SER Div.
Review of Exhibit Items