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February 7, 2020

African-American Read-In on Feb. 19

ROME, Ga. - In celebration of Black History Month, Berry College will host an African American Read-In at 5 p.m. (Wednesday) Feb. 19 in the Krannert Center.

Community members and students will have the opportunity to read poems, short stories and other literary works by African-American authors.

The national African American Read-In was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English. African American Read-Ins are one of the nation’s first and oldest events dedicated to the diversity of American literature.

The Berry Memorial Library, Student Diversity Initiatives and the Department of English, Writing and Rhetoric is organizing this event that is free and open to the public.

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Written by Public Relations Student Assistant Faythe Choate

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