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31st Annual National African American Read-In

February 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Rashidah J. Muhammad of Governors State University of University Park, Illinois will host the 31st Annual National African America Read-In Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in the McGee Hall of Honors, D1490. This event is free and open to public. It is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Student Life, and the Black Caucus of NCTE www.ncte.org.

Join over a million readers from all backgrounds in celebration of literacy and Black History Month! Select an excerpt to read from a book, poem, or other literary work written by an African American author. To sign up, contact: Dr. Rashidah Muhammad rmuhammad@govst.edu or Merri Wilkerson mwilkerson@govst.edu.


February 19, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484 United States
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