Black History Month Read-In

  • Dates: February 29, 2020
  • Presenting Organization: North Carolina African American Heritage Commission
  • Venue: Pure Life Theatre Company
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Phone: 919.814.6516
  • Times: 1-4pm
  • Admission: Free


Hear excerpts by authors, musicians, poets, scholars, orators and more as we celebrate literature during Black History Month!

Readings will be in support of the new children’s book, “My N.C. from A to Z,” celebrating African American heritage in North Carolina. Written by historian Michelle Lanier and illustrated by artist Dare Coulter, “My N.C. from A to Z” will be available for purchase at the read-in. This event is free, open to the public and presented by the N.C. African American Heritage Commission in partnership with the N.C. State Capitol State Historic Site, the State Library of North Carolina, the N.C. Arts Council and the Richard B. Harrison Community Library.