Every year, hundreds of celebrations of the African American Read-In take place across the country and around the world. These events feature the texts, talks, and discussions by and about African American authors and serve as a way to recognize and amplify their work.
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“Change Sings” with Dr. Eric Thomas
February 9, 2022 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Snow Hill Elementary School in Snow Hill, MD will host an AARI event with renowned motivational speaker, Dr. Eric Thomas. Dr. Thomas will be reading Change Sings by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. Dr. Thomas’ belief that “every kid has the promise of greatness with them–every single one” echos perfectly the sentiment of Gorman’s (2021) picture book.