Mitchell Inaugurates African American History Read-In at SU

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SALISBURY, MD—The City of Salisbury’s first poet laureate, Nancy Mitchell, reads from her works and discusses her new position during Salisbury University’s inaugural African American History Month read-in.

SU Libraries presents the “National Poetry Month Read-In Celebrating African American Poetry” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Dr. Ernie Bond Curriculum Resource Center, Conway Hall Room 226.

Those attending also are invited to read from their works or a piece by an African American poet. Several edited collections and monographs, along with lyrics from rapper Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning album Damn, will be available.

Co-sponsored by the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and the English Department, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-8106 or visit the SU website at

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