Power of the Spoken Word - 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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Power of the Spoken Word

April 2, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Through the Power of the Spoken Word competition, participants will be challenged to bring stories to life. They will share African/African American folktales and fables and through this experience they will develop skills such as creative expression, oratorical, interpretation, listening, and thinking.


April 2, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm