library of congress

getty images: With the overwhelming support of the Senate, Dr. Carla Hayden has been approved as the next librarian of Congress. Hayden, the head of Baltimore’s public library system and the former president of the American Library Association, is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the post. Hayden was nominated by Obama […]

Hundreds of items from the civil rights figure Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years. Library officials announced Tuesday night that Howard Buffett,the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, is loaning the entire collection to the […]

Julieanna Richardson, founder and executive director of The HistoryMakers joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the Library of Congress’s acquisition of The…

  Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones has been selected for Oral History participation from African Americans to be exhibited in the Library of Congress. The HistoryMakers is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational institution committed to preserving and making widely accessible the untold personal stories of both well-known and unsung African Americans through a collection of thousands of […]