Ann Arbor District Library launches new community initiatives addressing racism
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The Ann Arbor District Library has launched three new initiatives intended to address anti-Black racism in the Ann Arbor community and add to community history. Through the initiatives, the library system is seeking stories from community members, will put out of a call for artwork from Black artists and will engage community members with discussion materials. The new initiatives join two ongoing projects from the library system; the African-American Cultural and Historical Museum Living Oral History Project and weekly newsletter recommendations. Here are the new initiatives:Black Lives Matter Discussion SeriesThe series is intended to support community members engaging with materials related to anti-Black racism. Call for Stories: Anti-Black RacismIn order to further document community history in Ann Arbor, AADL Archives to is asking for community members who has been affected by racism to share their stories.