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    New Book Display: Black History Month 2009

    Lisa Laughy – Archives Assistant The Quest for Citizenship in the Americas –  this year’s theme for Black History Month –  is the inspiration for a book display now on view in the Baker Reading Room.  Library Assistant Meredith MacLeod has assembled a wide range of books that inform and illuminate this powerful and resonant theme. Each year, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History chooses a theme for Black History Month. This year’s theme celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NAACP.  The ASALH website offers this description of the theme: A century ago, an interracial group of Americans joined together and formed…