2023 NCTE National African American Read-In - National Council of Teachers of English

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2023 NCTE National African American Read-In

February 28, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm


Tuesday, February 28, 2023 – 1:30–2:15 p.m. ET

NCTE welcomes educators and their students to join us for our second annual virtual African American Read-In, featuring Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, author of Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the SkyBlue is the winner of the 2023 Orbis Pictus Award® for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. This event is geared toward classrooms, to celebrate the African American Read-In nationally through the lens of this new nonfiction book.

We envision teachers in classrooms coast to coast joining us for this 45-minute event. The agenda includes an interactive activity called Blue Personified, where students will discover the history and culture behind one of their favorite colors. Participating classrooms will be eligible for a certificate.

The session will be moderated by NCTE Black Caucus leader Ayanna F. Brown.


February 28, 2023
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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