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Jourdan Brunson and Tameshia Rudd-Ridge, founders of kinkofa, researching at Dallas Municipal Archives for the 'If Tenth Street Could Talk' project.

Catching up with Community Collections Grant Recipients: If Tenth Street Could Talk with Tameshia Rudd-Ridge and Jourdan Brunson

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

This post is an interview with Tameshia Rudd-Ridge and Jourdan Brunson of the Dallas, Texas Community Collections Grant project, If Tenth Street Could Talk, as part of the Library's Of the People blog series featuring awardees of the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grant program.

A photo of Majestie Varnado, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Majestie Varnado, “Heavy is the Hair: Evolution of African Hair in America from the 17th c. to the 20th c.”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Majestie Varnado, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Heavy is the Hair: Evolution of African Hair in America from the 17th c. to the 20th c."

A photo of Victoria Dey, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Victoria Dey, “The Process or The Product: Finding Balance with Institutional Deliverables”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Victoria Dey, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Guide for Institutional Work With Underrepresented Community Members/Partners."

Apply to the 2024 Junior Fellows Program

Posted by: Donna Sokol

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Junior Fellows Program, a summer internship held remotely and onsite from May 20 to July 26, 2024. This 10-week, full-time paid internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates interested in learning and conducting research using the resources of the largest library in …

A photo of Samiah Sudler-Brooks, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Samiah Sudler-Brooks, “The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Samiah Sudler-Brooks, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day."

A photo of Erica Quinones, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Erica Quinones, “Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Erica Quinones, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s."