Duquesne University's 4th Annual Campus Walk African American Read-In - NCTE

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)


Duquesne University Campus, Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh, PA 15282 United States
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