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This guide is archiving all of the library's read-in events starting in 2021.

African American Read-In, Spring 2021

Flyer of the 2021 African American Read-In

Our African American Read-In was held on Thursday, February 25th at noon over Google Meet. This event was sponsored by the PSC Library and African & African American Studies. No in-person events were being held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We had 49 students, faculty, and staff in attendance and 11 readers. Many thanks to those who participated!

You can see the signup form here

Readings included: 

Finna by Nate Marshall

A Hymn to the Evening by Phillis Wheatley

Excerpt from Know Your Whites by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Discussed atmospheric scientist Warren Washington

Excerpts from James Baldwin

Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker

Discussed engineer, physician, and astronaut Mae C Jemison