13th annual Real Men Read event coming to Miles College this weekend

Real Men Read Roy Williams w boys edited 13th annual Real Men Read event coming to Miles College this weekend
Roy Williams reading to boys at Real Men Read. (I See Me Inc.)

I See Me Inc., founded by Devon Frazier to help dismantle illiteracy among young people of color, is hosting its 13th annual Real Men Read event sponsored by Miles College and Birmingham Urban League. It will take place this Friday, March 3 at Miles College.

Keep reading for more details about the event.

What is Real Men Read?

Real Men Read Man reading to several boys 13th annual Real Men Read event coming to Miles College this weekend
This year’s event will be the first in-person Real Men Read in two years since COVID-19 began. (I See Me Inc.)

Through Real Men Read, Black men of all professions serve as mentors by reading books to hundreds of young boys in the 3rd through 5th grades.

Real Men Read is dedicated to investing in the next generation by reading and helping reduce illiteracy in the community.

This year’s event

Real Men Read Quinton Ross 13th annual Real Men Read event coming to Miles College this weekend
Quinton Ross reading to young boys. (I See Me Inc.)

This year’s theme is “We Are Every Good Thing”. Each child in attendance will receive the book “I Am Every Good Thing” by Derrick Barnes, a book that empowers young Black men to be leaders who are confident in who they are and what they stand for.

This Friday’s speaker will be Alabama State University President Quinton Ross.

Ross has invested his career in ensuring equity and quality in education, is not only a long-time educator but former Alabama state senator. He was the first African-American male Senate Minority Leader and the first Minority Leader elected to a four-year term. 

Want to attend?

Real Men Read 2023 Flyer 13th annual Real Men Read event coming to Miles College this weekend
Flyer for Real Men Read 2023. (I See Me Inc.)

The event will take place this Friday, March 3 at 9:30AM at the Miles College Knox-Windham Gymnasium.

Want more details or information on this event? Email Devon Frazier at info@iseemeeinc.com.

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