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This article addresses the lack of understanding of social issues within LIS and MLIS education and in the profession itself while advocating for discussions on diversity in library and information programs in the U.S., the promotion of groups to address these issues, and encouraging more open dialogue on issues of race, gender, and class.


This article was originally published in Hack Library School, July 6, 2016 and was re-published by American Libraries Direct, July 8, 2016.

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