Lincoln Public Schools hosted an African-American Read-In event on Thursday, featuring LPS staff, students and community members reading and performing excerpts from African-American literature and sharing stories about the authors and their work.
The hour-long event, held in conjunction with Lincoln City Libraries, explored African-American history and the contributions of African-Americans in the world of literature and the arts. It’s part of a nationwide literacy initiative during Black History Month, with similar events happening across the country.
Reading and speaking at Thursday’s event were:
Lincoln City Libraries will host a second African-American Read-In on Feb. 20, noon to 1 p.m., at the Loren Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior St.
Published: February 7, 2019, Updated: February 7, 2019