TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Community leaders and members gathered at Springwood Elementary Monday morning to share stories with students in the midst of their school day.
The school hosted their 15th annual African American Read-in, which featured several Black individuals reading books and literature authored by African American writers.
ABC 27 First Alert Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has been a regular reader in the Read-in since its inception. This year, he read the inspirational story Little Man by Dionne Warwick and David Freeman Wooley to a fifth-grade classroom.
The Read-in is held in conjunction with Black History Month, and is organized by volunteer and former teacher Carole Curry. Curry was recognized in an ABC 27 news story featuring local African American Icons; you can read more about her background and experiences with education and literacy efforts.