Chaitra Powell of UNC-CH named a LJ Mover & Shaker

ChaitraCongratulations to Chaitra Powell for being named one of Library Journal’s 2017 Movers & Shakers! Powell is currently the African American Collections & Outreach Archivist, Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Libraries. Powell was recognized for her commitment to community-driven archiving, “which encourages localities to preserve and curate their own history….” Powell has lent her expertise to a number of community oriented archiving projects including the Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project and the Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance.  Read more about Powell’s inspiring work in Library Journal.

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