Carnegie Libraries

This week, I get to talk about my favorite thing in the whole world - books. Well, technically it’s about where we keep books...but it’s also a story of gender, power, race and access to information. Before the age of technology and the internet, books represented knowledge, and knowledge is power. Keeping that power away from people has been a tool used by the ruling party since the dawn of time. Libraries are a physical link to that power struggle and help us tell the story.

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Atlanta University Carnegie Library: https://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/digital/collection/rwwl/id/88

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