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Book Expo

  • Aired: 02/16/2018
  • 11:44
  • Rating: NR
The most recent data from the National institute for literacy estimates that 47% of adults in Detroit are functionally illiterate. That means nearly half of Detroiters are unable to use reading, speaking, and writing skill in everyday situations. The 2nd annual African American Family Book Expo on February 26 is helping to remedy this situation. Episode 4614/Segment 1
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The importance of literacy in the black community. Ep 4614/Seg 1
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