National African American Read-In

National African American Read-InSunday, February 5, 20174:00 pm - 5:30 pmSt. Philips African Moravian Church(911 South Church Street)

As a part of Old Salem’s Black History Month celebrations, join in the 27th National African-American Read- In Chain to promote literacy and the reading of African American literature, hosted by Dr. Elwanda Ingram.  To participate, come prepared to listen or read aloud any works by African American writers or oneself. Readings of no more than one-three minutes long may include poetry, or excerpts from fiction or non-fiction works.  This program is sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of English.

Attendees will receive a 10% off coupon on all African American books at the Old Salem Visitor Center.  Valid February 5 – 28, 20-17

To participate as a reader, contact Cheryl Harry at 336-721-7399 or at by February 2, 2017.

FREE and open to the public. No ticket required.

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