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A Virtual African-American Read-In for Teens

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 11:39
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
National Archive

On Friday from noon to 1 p.m., the East Hampton Library will hold a virtual African-American Read-In for teens, in which high schoolers are invited to read literature, speeches, and poems written by Black authors, poets, and leaders. Participants can read passages aloud or simply observe and listen.

Those who would like something to read at the event can email [email protected] in advance. Suggestions include works by Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Claude McKay, Alice Walker, Maya Angelou, Countee Cullen, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Gwendolyn Brooks, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, and Mary Church Terrell.

High schoolers in grades nine through 12 can register on the library's online events calendar at easthamptonlibrary.org.


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