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Up North Down South Book Signing/ Literacy Discussion
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | April 7, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Television Anchor and Children's Author Katina Rankin for the "Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk" Reading Tour! Rankin addresses similarities and differences that exists among southerners and northerners in a colorful and kid-friendly way!

Katina Rankin is an Emmy-nominated television news anchor. Katina is a native of Magee, Mississippi. She received her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Alcorn State University and her Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Jackson State University. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has been recognized for her reporting by the Associated Press, multiple times. Rankin is the recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, the Athletes for Progress Award and has been honored by many other prestigious organizations. Rankin has also been named Mississippi's Woman of the Year.

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