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Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Advanced Internship Program
April 7, 2022
The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Archives, History and Heritage Advanced Internship Program, which will run from Sept. 12 – Nov. 18, 2022. This 10-week paid internship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors, graduate and doctoral students interested in learning and conducting research at the largest library in the world. ... read more »
Lionel Richie to Receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
January 20, 2022
Pop music icon Lionel Richie will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on March 9 during an all-star tribute concert. Ritchie’s catalog includes countless No. 1 songs crossing multiple genres. ... read more »
Recording Registry adds albums by Janet Jackson, Nas 
March 26, 2021
The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that Labelle’s song “Lady Marmalade” and Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” are some of the titles tapped for preservation this year. The national library chose a few more memorable titles including Kermit the Frog’s “The Rainbow Connection.”  ... read more »
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How to Be an Anti-Racist, According to Ibram X. Kendi
September 5, 2019
“A combination of memoir and extension of [Kendi’s] towering Stamped from the Beginning... Never wavering... Kendi methodically examines racism through numerous lenses: power, biology, ethnicity, body, culture, and so forth... This unsparing honesty helps readers, both white and people of color, navigate this difficult intellectual territory... Essential.” ... read more »
NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week in Washington
March 29, 2019
Celebrating 192 years of the Black Press, the NNPA Foundation and NNPA’s member publishers engaged in several workshops throughout the week that centered on this year’s theme: “Publishing, Power & Purpose.” ... read more »
NNPA Official Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain
August 27, 2018
Dorothy Leavell, Chairman of the NNPA and publisher of the Crusader Newspapers, stated, “The death of Senator John McCain reminds us that none of us are immortal, but his life was one of service and love for his country. Giving of one’s service until the end speaks volumes of his integrity and he fulfilled the call from our maker to be of service to others.” ... read more »
The Rosa Parks Collection is Now Online
March 3, 2016
The Rosa Parks Collection at the Library of Congress has been digitized and is now online at ... . The collection, which contains approximately 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs, ... read more »
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