NBF Presents: A New American Curriculum

Tue, Dec 15th 2020 at 7:00 PM EST · By The National Book Foundation
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Tue, Dec 15th 2020 at 7:00 PM EST
Tue, Dec 15th 2020 at 8:00 PM EST
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This is a virtual program, and the link will be shared with attendees via email within 24-hours of the event.

National Book Award–honored authors Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway SlaveOna Judge, Finalist, Nonfiction), Jason Reynolds (Ghost, Finalist, Young People’s Literature; Long Way Down, Longlist, Young People’s Literature; and Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks, Finalist, Young People’s Literature), and Tracy K. Smith (Ordinary Light, Finalist, Nonfiction) are invested in the next generation of readers and thinkers. Together, they discuss what a new curriculum can and should look like while the American school system faces ever-increasing challenges of equity and access. Moderated by Mahogany L. Browne, author, Executive Director of Bowery Poetry Club, and Artistic Director at Urban Word NYC.

The event will feature a moderated conversation and question-and-answer session. Books are available for sale here, with thanks to Loyalty Bookstores.

NBF Presents is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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