The American Library Association's annual conference kicked off with a timely keynote speech from Roberta A. Kaplan, which touched on the personal and political impact of the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality that was announced earlier in the day. The conference took place in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, from June 25 to June 30, and coincided with the San Francisco Pride Parade -- which was boosted by at least 100 conference-goers marching with staffers from the San Francisco Public Library on Sunday. Following Kaplan's speech, Tech Logic presented the People First Award to the librarians of Enoch Pratt Free Library for their work during the April unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.
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