Prof. journal promotes tweet: ‘Library collections … proliferate whiteness with their very existence’

Prof. journal promotes tweet: ‘Library collections … proliferate whiteness with their very existence’
Founders Library, Howard University. YouTube, Howard U video

[Ed. – Yeah, those ancient Chinese and Indians and their libraries…so darn white.]

Library Journal — the self-described ” most trusted and respected publication for the library community” — promoted a “feminist” academic librarian’s blog on Twitter earlier this week, using a direct quote from the blog: “Library collections continue to promote and proliferate whiteness with their very existence and the fact that they are physically taking up space in our libraries.” …

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As you might expect, Library Journal’s tweet got “ratioed,” with replies (nearly 8,000) far outnumbering likes (just over 800) as of Thursday afternoon. …

But not everyone saw it that way…

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