Saint Mary’s School’s 13th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN – The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity - NCTE

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Saint Mary’s School’s 13th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN – The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

February 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Saint Mary’s School’s 13th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Saint Mary’s School

Raleigh, North Carolina

February 3, 2021 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Dedication to Congressman John Lewis (1940-2020) and Vice-President Kamala Harris (1964-)

Program

“A Pledge to Save our Youth” by Maya Angelou – Chelsea Barnes ’23

“Black Girl Magic” by Mahogany Browne – Olivia Hodge ’21

“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder – Ladies in Blue A cappella chorus

“Song for the People” by Frances Ellen Watkins – Anna Zulueta ’21

“Women” by Alice Walker – Ella Freeman ’23

“The Miracle of Morning” by Amanda Gorman – Pearce Burlington ’21

“Anew” choreographed by Taylor King – Orchesis Dance Company

“A Change Gonna Come” by Destiny Ellington – Destiny Ellington ’23

“For My People” by Margaret Walker – Ti-Shawn Wellington ’21

Activity with Advisory

Venue

Saint Mary’s School
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States
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Phone:
919-424-4040
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