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Feb. 1: Reading Terminal Market

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February 1, 2011 6:00 pm
End:
February 1, 2011 8:00 pm
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Reading Terminal Market
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51 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19107

We kick off Black History Month with a 6 p.m. reading and talk at Philadelphia’s famous Reading Terminal Market on 12th Street just north of Market. Plans are still being made, but City Councilman James Kenney and NAACP head Jerome Mondesire have said they’ll be there. And there’s talk of some other notable folks attending. Yes, books will be available for purchase and signing.

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