Students....! Apply for a Claudette Franklin Ford Memorial Scholarship.  Click on the link below for more informtion.

Book Club 50 -Year Celebration Activity:

Oracle Set Book Club sponsors reception for National Book Award winner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, at Howard University's historic Founder's Library. Click here to view pictures

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Oracle Set Highlights

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Click on this link to learn more about this Year's Honoree, Tayari Jones, winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut fiction and an Oprah Book Club Author. 

Annual Book and Author Luncheon

Saturday, April 22  Click here for more information and how to obtain tickets.

Important Notice Regarding This Year's Annual Luncheon


Due to a serious health challenge, Nikki Giovanni will not be able to fulfill her engagement with us on April 7, 2018.   Her doctors have advised her not to travel.  The Foundation is happy to report that on Nikki's recommendation, we extended an invitation to Tayari Jones, author of four books, including her latest, An American Marriage and that Ms. Jones has accepted our invitation!  Ms. Jones is a winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction.  An American Marriage is an Oprah 2018 Book Club Selection.

We are confident that this year's luncheon will be another wonderful success!  We are sure that you will join us in extending best wishes to Nikki Giovanni for her healing and well-being.