Controversy Over Race Erupts at American Library Association Meeting

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April Hathcock, a scholarly communications librarian at New York University states that she was verbally abused by a White colleague at the winter meetings of the American Library Association. Writing on her blog, Hathcock stated that “he accused me of being a hypocrite, for doxxing people and making ‘racial innuendos’ on my blog. He accused me of being uncivil and unprofessional (yes, he accused me of this in a tirade in a public forum amongst our colleagues). Then, he ended by claiming that I give him ‘nightmares.’” Hathcock states on her blog that no one in att...

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