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The 18th Annual African American Read-In with PLS
February 25, 2021 - February 28, 2021
PLS presents the 18th annual African American Read-In. This program is part of a national initiative started in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of English Teachers. 2021 featured readers include Dr. Danne Johnson, Charlotte Gordon, Bianca Gordon, Anthony Francisco, and Annette Patterson. Music is written and performed by Barron Ryan. This program is made possible by the support of the Norman Arts Council.