N.C. A&T PARTNERSHIP SPONSORS AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN
In celebration of Black History Month, eight librarians and staff members from the F.D. Bluford Library, at North Carolina A&T State University participated in a read-in at a Greensboro elementary school.
The Hampton Partnership Advisory Board coordinated the event with N.C. A&T staff members Nastasha Johnson, John Teleha, Kate Silton, Iyanna Sims, Cora Mathewson, Arneice Bowen, Stephen Bollinger and Darian Quick. The group traveled to Hampton Elementary University Partnership Magnet to read books to the students on Feb. 2.
The staff members read books authored by African-Americans to classes of students in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. The staff participated by encouraging literacy as a significant part of African-American history.