Date & Time: February 22 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 201

We read aloud the works of Black writers, essayists, poets, etc. We have books available for you to read for those who would like to read with us.

Group at the podium smiling

We will gather to read the works of Black writers like Langston Hughes, Jacqueline Woodson, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Maya Angelou, Jamaica Kincaid, Aimé Césaire, Derek Walcott, and many more. 

The event is an ongoing one which starts at 4:00 p.m. and will continue until 7:00 p.m. You may drop in at any time to read and listen to others read. We welcome young readers as well. This event is open to the public.

Please register in advance or contact Fabian Burrell at

This event is part of Black History Month Celebration and is sponsored by the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies and the Center for Academic Support and Enrichment.

Photo Credit: Nat Watson

For more information, please contact:

Fabian Burrell

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