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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Dixie State University Poetry Slam

February 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dixie State University, 225 S. University Ave.
St. George, UT 84770 United States

We bring the Poetry Slam to campus to give students a platform to read poetry weather it be original or…

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UMKC Miller Nichols Library 2020 African American Read-In

February 17, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Miller Nichols Library, Room 325, 800 East 51st Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States

Join the UMKC Miller Nichols Library for the 11th annual African American Read-In. You are welcome to attend as either…

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Kent County Public Library African American Read-in

February 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

A celebration of black authors, literacy, reading, and diversity in literature - come to listen or be a reader! 5:00-5:45…

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31st Annual National African American Read-In

February 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Governors State University, 1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484 United States

Dr. Rashidah J. Muhammad of Governors State University of University Park, Illinois will host the 31st Annual National African America…

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