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An African-American Read-In: a Black History Experience
February 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The 2021 theme for Black History Month is The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity, per the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) https://asalh.org/black-history-themes/.
The purpose of this event is to celebrate, expose, and promote various African-American writers and literature specifically during Black History Month.
According to the National Council of Teachers of English, “The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.” https://ncte.org/get-involved/african-american-read-in/
This event will feature speakers from the African-American Male Initiative as well as various faculty, staff, and students of Gordon State College.