[Libs-Or] A poem for the occasion
ethompson at cclsd.org
Wed Jun 11 08:44:33 PDT 2014
On 06/11/2014 07:46 am, Shannon Van Kirk wrote:
> While understanding the issues, I make the following plea:
> Because this has degenerated to the point where people are being
> (perhaps inadvertently) offensive to others, inappropriate folderol
> being disseminated, and apologies are being generated, I suggest it
> time to take this discussion off list (for those who wish to continue
> I am on no way suggesting that it is an unworthy topic, but my inbox
> was FULL of little else this morning.
> Yes, I know how to use my delete key, but at this point, perhaps the
> point has been made?
> Just a thought…..
> Shannon Van Kirk, Director
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> BEHALF OF Mark KILLE
> SENT: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 12:30 PM
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> SUBJECT: Re: [Libs-Or] A poem for the occasion
> I have my own reservations about, basically, using critical race
> theory (http://spacrs.wordpress.com/what-is-critical-race-theory/
> as a deciding factor when evaluating solutions for essential daily
> library functions. But it's a jerk move to make fun of people who
> it incorporated into their professional values. It's certainly a
> way of approaching the Library Bill of Rights'
> (http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill ) insistence
> that libraries exist to serve *all people of the community*. In any
> case, dismissing it as unworthy of engagement--as nothing more than a
> joke--just supports its most basic claims.
> Mark Kille
> Library Assistant (Information Services)
> Multnomah County Library (Hillsdale)
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> On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM, Linda Church
> <lchurch at cu-portland.edu> wrote:
>> Thanks for adding a little levity to the situation – definitely
>> LINDA CHURCH
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