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2024 African American Read-In

2024 African American Read-In Online

You are invited to the annual African American Read-In from the UMKC Libraries! Register to join us on on February 19, 2024 from 2:00-3:30 pm in Miller Nichols Library room 325, or join us virtually on Zoom.

The African American Read-In is a celebration of African American literature and literacy. Participate by reading excerpts from poetry, speeches, stories, songs, and other works created by African American authors and artists. Or, just come to listen, reflect, and enjoy the presentations. Join us on February 19th as a listener or a presenter!

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Joining us on Zoom will not require a Zoom account.

Monday, February 19, 2024
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Miller Nichols Library Room 325
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This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Registration has closed.

About presenting at the African American Read-In

The registration form asks if you plan to participate as a listener or a presenter. If you think you would like to read, perform, or share from poetry, speeches, stories, or other works of literature created by African American authors and artists, select Presenter. In addition to your registration confirmation email, you will be contacted by email by a member of the African American Read-In planning committee with more information about choosing your piece to share, and what you can expect during our virtual Read-In.

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