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National African American Read-In Is Thursday

Wed, 02/14/2024 - 13:49
Durell Godfrey

The National African American Read-In will be celebrated Thursday evening at Canio's Books, 290 Main Street in Sag Harbor, from 5:30 to 7:30.

The annual event was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers in English to highlight literacy during African American History Month and to shine a spotlight on "great American literature through the powerful, creative storytelling talents" of Black writers, according to an announcement from John Jermain Memorial Library, the organizer of Thursday's program at Canio's.

Attendees can read a short excerpt from a favorite work or just listen. Those with questions can email [email protected].

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