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Virtual: 14th Annual African American Read-In
February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
For All Ages
Celebrate great American literature through the powerful, creative storytelling talents of African American writers. Sign up to read a short excerpt from a favorite work: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, oral history, or family story. All are welcome. Listeners are encouraged! Register below or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Please indicate the title and author that you choose to read, or if you plan to attend as a listener. Registrants will be sent an email the day before the program that contains the Zoom link to participate.
Featured readers include Noel Hankin and Jennifer Morgan. Professor Morgan teaches History & Chair of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. She is the author of Reckoning with Slavery: Gender, Kinship and Capitalism in the Early Black Atlantic and others. Noel Hankin is is a founder of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and served as its Vice-Chair and author of After Dark: Birth of the Disco Dance Party.
Canio’s Cultural Cafe, Eastville Community Historical Society and John Jermain Memorial Library co-host the annual African-American Read-In, sponsored by the Black Caucus of The National Council of Teachers of English. Find out more HERE.