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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Hillside Elementary School – Annual African American Read-In
February 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All students will gather together with their homeroom teacher for one full academic period to read and discuss a fiction or non-fiction text written by an African American author in which the subject is African American. Teachers of all subjects, including Math and Science, will select books to read and discuss with their students. In all, close to 500 students will participate in this annual event at Hillside Elementary School in Montclair, NJ.