Literacy and African Americans Panel

Participants talked about literacy rates and reading levels of youth in the black community, the quality of education in urban and… read more

Participants talked about literacy rates and reading levels of youth in the black community, the quality of education in urban and predominantly black schools, as well as successful reading and writing programs. They also answered questions from the audience. 

The panel discussion on “Literacy and African-Americans,” was held by the 8th annual Harlem Book Fair at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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193522-4
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
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Jul 24, 2006

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  • Jul 24, 2006 | 1:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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