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Daliyah Marie Arana was named “librarian for the day" by the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

The first African-American and woman becomes Library of Congress' new chief executive. She's widely praised for promoting technology at libraries in low-income neighborhoods.

"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.

Plus, zero percent of African-American voters in Ohio and Penn. are voting for Trump and Carla Hayden will be the first woman and the first African-American to head the Library of Congress.

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the Librarian of Congress. If confirmed Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and first African-American to serve in the post, as mentioned in a press release issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. President Obama issued a […]

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…

W.E.B. Du Bois and collaborators put on an exhibition on the state of black American life for the 1900 Paris Exposition. According to reports, the exhibit consisted…