Black History Read-In Event Coming To SC4

Literacy and education is vital in producing qualified individuals to sustain and add value to any community. To help in the area of reading and literacy, the St. Clair County Community College (SC4) will be hosting an event with that goal in mind. 

In 2020, St. Clair County had an African American population of 2.28% according to Of that percentage, only 1.79% of African Americans graduate from universities. 

To honor Black History Month, as well as spread the importance and awareness of literacy and education, SC4 will be hosting its Read-in event that will feature Detroit-raised artist and guest author Solomon Johnson. 

The event will be held Saturday, February 4th, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the SC4 Fine Arts Theater. The free event is open to the public and students K – 12. Attendees are asked to register in advance by filling out the registration form or by sending an email to

Reporting for WGRT – Choze Powell