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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."

A photo of Stant Kirtley. (Photo Credit: Frank S. Milburn, September 1947)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Boone County Public Library

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Boone County Public Library (BCPL), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "African Americans of the Kentucky Borderlands: Utilizing Library of Congress Collections."

Healthcare is a Right Not a Privilege Mural in South Broadway (Lead muralist Joe Stephenson. Mural apprentices: Pauline Martinez, Angel Pavia, Katia Perez, Izaiah Ramos, and Cristian "Danny" Ruiz.)

2023 CCDI Higher Education Recipients: University of New Mexico

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed the University of New Mexico (UNM), one of CCDI's 2023 Higher Education recipients. This post offers details about Dr. Natasha Howard's project, "Remember the South Broadway—Albuquerque, New Mexico's Oldest African American Community."

Morgan Lloyd leads a tour group in The Philadelphia Black Metropolis Walking Tour, an HSP and Black Docent Collective collaborative program that leads guests on a walk through the spaces where Black Philadelphians lived, worshipped, attended school and supported charities and social causes. (Photo Credit: Justina Barrett)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "Resurrecting Voices: The Philadelphia Black Experience."

A photo of Janet Tom, a member of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Advisory Board.

CCDI Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Janet Tom

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Advisory Board advises CCDI staff on program administration, supports initiative outreach activities, and helps the Library imagine ways that it can deepen connections with Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and other communities of color. Its members include nine professionals ranging from senior scholars to …