January 2012 Archives

Feb 9, 2012 at 7:00PM Rondo Community Outreach Library. Join Givens Black Books for a panel discussion on selected works of Walter Mosley. Local storyteller Nothando Zulu, Givens Collection Fellow Davu Seru, Ezra Hyland of African American Read-In and Givens Foundation Executive Director Arleta Little will serve as panelists. Visit the Givens Black Books page for map & directions and more information on the selected works by Mosley.

Walter Mosley Book Group

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Welcome Teachers, our book for the month will be Walter Mosley's "Devil in a Blue Dress."

Los Angeles, 1948: Easy Rawlins is a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Money, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs....

The Twenty-Third National African American Read-In
Sponsored by the Black Caucus of NCTE and NCTE

In February 2012, you may hold an African American
Read-In event any day of the month
Wednesday, February 1-Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Schools, churches, libraries, bookstores, community and professional organizations, and interested citizens are urged to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting and coordinating Read-Ins in their communities. Hosting a Read-In can be as simple as bringing together friends to share a book, or as elaborate as arranging public readings and media presentations that feature professional African American writers.
To learn more visit: http://www.ncte.org/action/aari/packetinfo

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