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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Duquesne University’s 4th Annual Campus Walk African American Read-In
February 1, 2022 - February 28, 2022
In honor of Black History Month, Duquesne University’s Michael P. Weber Learning Skills Center is hosting the 4th, Annual NCTE’s African American Read-In event to showcase and celebrate the literary works of African American authors, composers, poets, and other artists. Students and guests to Duquesne University’s campus may freely visit the Campus Walk: Who’s Who Quotable Quote outdoor display to participate in the African American Read-In the entire month of February.
- Traditional Pre-Colonial Africa: (pre-1619)
- Enslavement: (1619-1865)
- Reconstruction: (1866-1876)
- Jim Crow: (1896-1968), including the Harlem Renaissance & Steel Town Era
- Civil Rights Movement: (1954-1975)
- Black Power Era: (1965-1982)
- Post-Civil Rights & Black Power: (1976-2012)
- Black Lives Matter: (2012-present)