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Friday, February 11, 2005

Students learn black history through reading

A group of Easton elementary and middle school students received quite an education Monday about the contributions of African-Americans to today's society. Helen Keller Middle School, Samuel Staples Elementary School and the Easton Public Library participated in the 16th National African-American Read-in-Chain, an initiative of the National Council of Teachers of English. The purpose of the event was to introduce students to African-American culture and its literary contributions. The library staff brought a large selection of books by and about African-Americans to the Helen Keller media center. Along with the Media Center's collection, students had more than 500 titles to browse. Full Story:


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