A hand presses down on a stopwatch and cut and paste text reads, “Now is the time for libraries to divest from police!!”
A hand presses down on a stopwatch and cut and paste text reads, “Now is the time for libraries to divest from police!!”
A page from No Cops in Libraries Zine

Remember to imagine and craft the worlds you cannot live without, just as you dismantle the ones you cannot live within. — Ruha Benjamin

In early June, in the wake of the murders of George Floyd in Minnesota, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, library organizations and directors issued statements condemning racism and racial violence. A statement from the Association of Research Libraries implored that “[i]t is incumbent upon leaders of libraries and archives to examine our institutions’ role in sustaining systems of inequity that have left Black communities and other people of color in the margins…

AbLA Ivy+

A group of abolitionist librarians from so-called Ivy+ universities

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