African American Read-In

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Nassau County Insider
February 26, 2019 1:30 p.m.

In celebration of Black History Month, a Read-In was held on February 4, 2019. The Read-in is a national event that focuses on African American literature, heritage and culture. This year was the 18th year that this event was held at the Fernandina Beach Library branch.

The event was co-hosted by Neil Frink, President of the Association for the Study and Preservation of African American History, and Chuch Comeau, President of the Friends of the Library. Participants shared excerpts from their favorite piece of literature written by an African American.

Participants include: Host-Neil Frink, Thea Seagraves, Marsha Phelts, Jennett Wilson Baker, Joyce Frink, Charles L. Albert, Nanette Autry, Beverly Davis, Christine Meehan. Rutha Jones, City Manager-Dale Martin, City Attorney – Tammi Bach, Gary Autry, Ron Kurtz, City Commissioner – Len Kreger, Marilyn Wesley, Friends of the Library president – Chuck Comeau, Denise Dinkins, Sherald Wilson, Joan Singleton, Viola Walker, Rev. Anthony Daniel

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