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African American Read-In

Kylisa Harris of Hartfield reads to students in Jennifer Hyde’s third grade class at Lee-Jackson Elementary School on March 4, as the Mathews school held an African American Read-In Day, inviting community members to read books to students written by black authors. Here, Harris reads the children’s book “Something Beautiful” by Sharon Dennis Wyeth, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet. Harris, who recently moved to the Middle Peninsula from Northern Virginia, is the mother of Thomas Hunter Middle School administrative assistant Carmaleta Billups. ...

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