The Register, 1981-12-04
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options in improving f.d bluford library according to chancellor edward b fort these options for the library by alice hester the special library force will consider three major in 1979 a special task force did a study of the library which revealed such problems as lack of space and inadequate lighting according to these statistics bluford library should hold 1,367 readers and it will require 12,415 more square feet in stack space to accomplish this coming back association the task force appointed by chancellor fort will include administrators and faculty from academic affairs student affairs the physical plant the library the office of development and university relations as well as students students interested in joining the task force should contact the student government byrd said greensboro is the nation's annually in local businesses 379 middle management jobs 36th largest black consumer for blacks within nine months market and byrd estimated that blacks spend 200,000 communnv a 1971 a&t graduate is helping local businesses promote black dollar day in greensboro to show the importance of black buying power and to help bring more money back into the black as part of the bee plan black dollar day encourages the use of selective buying campaigns at businesses that employ blacks at all levels including middle and upper management that contract for services at black companies and that contribute to black colleges and educational institutions criteria and to encourage change in those that don't the goal is to support the businesses that meet the l.r byrd a publishing executive and business consultant in greenville s.c told student leaders about an organized buying campaign in which blacks would spend 2 bills and susan b anthony silver dollar at a specific time either before christmas or during black history month immediately afterwards the task force will be designed to project the library's needs for the next 20 years plan a proposal and make recommendations on possible changes the task force will meet before the christmas break or black dollar day isn't a boycott and is not meant to be a confrontation he said it's meant to open the lines of communications between black and white business are power and bills rarely used according to byrd and an influx of them in local stores would show the impact of local black spending coins the representatives i intend to do everything i can to make the library a big funding project tor the next planning cycle i will seek all the help i can get from the student body fort said aler.e young acting director of f.d bluford library said we're very happy to know that he's chancellor fort spoken out for the library's needs uiacks black writers i'm sure that everyone would welcome new materials and books byrd is traveling to major cities to promote his black economic education plan bee which he believes will help blacks gain and maintain economic power you'll find that where you make up a significant percentage of the population you make up a significant percentage of the profits that's the catch he said black dollars are like black votes~we don't have enough numbers to change anything but we can determine the losers and the winners last year black dollar day in greenville s.c the nation's 46th largest black consumer market resulted in this little beauty is seven-year-old angelique vincent photographed al ihe game tuesday she did her part lo help spu the aggies on lo victory photo by tyson most students welcome the opportunity for library improvements sharon ross a theatre arts major said the library lacks some important literature by patronage economically community but it's not money is going out our aren't hiring ( working with blacks he said shortchanged because white-owned businesses with large black are being complete awareness for complete commitment h thj4-5 register volume liii number 21 north carolina agricultural sc technical state university greensboro nc friday december 4 1981 a&t library task force to consider three options at a time when things didn't look too good for the aggies ihe diehard aggie fan pernell bryant shows hat he still has faith photo by tyson the library was second priority but it will become lop priority for 1983-85 planning cycle explained dr dorothy alston special assistant to the chancellor for title nine library standardization association requires that libraries be able to seat 25 percent of the total student body research built in 1955 bluford library was originally designed to hold 592 readers but the american college l.r byrd inflating black dollar day â€¢ attempt to rebuild the library from the inside which would cost at least 5 million â€¢ pursuing the possibility of a brand new library which would be centrally located on campus and would cost no less than 10 million dollars space â€¢ submitting a proposal calling for a library annex which would cost at least 7 million and would include between twenty and thirty thousand square feet 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