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Virtual: National African American Read-In

February 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dates: Mon, February 01, 2021 – Sun, February 28, 2021 – 11:30pm

LOCATION: Virtual, videos will be released online throughout February

COST: Free

Join a community of more than one million readers observing the annual African American Read-In. People from around the world will share their favorite passages from the writings of contemporary and historical Black authors. The event is organized by the National Council of Teachers of English in recognition of Black History Month. 

To participate, record a passage from your favorite book or poem and mail the video with the subject “National Read-In” to albertac@wfu.edu. Be sure to include your name, city, title of the work or passage you recorded, and why you chose it. 

Reynolda House will share a selection of your readings throughout February on our social media channels.