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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Franklin Central HS #AARI21 Open Mic Performances & Storyteller Event
February 17, 2021 - February 18, 2021
Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, IN, is proud to further the work of those before us that strove for an educational future that is inclusive and equitable. This month, we will be celebrating Black history with a variety of events, culminating in being a host site for the African American Read-In with special guest Deborah Asante, professional storyteller and founder of The Asante Children’s Theatre! School community is invited to participate & sign up for the live streamed open mic performances! #weareflashes #AARI21 @ftcsc