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Harlem Book Fair

The Harlem Book Fair is the United State’s largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, New York, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Harlem Book Fair has hosted 26 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1999 Public Affairs Event. The year with the most events was 2008 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2009 with an average of 1,797 views per video. Most appearances with Max Rodriguez (25), Connie Doebele (9), Wade Hudson (9). Most common tags: African Americans, African American History, Arts & Literature.

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