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Join the LPB Education team for our Celebrate Black History Play & Learn 2024! Celebrate trailblazers such as Maya Angelou and Alma Thomas. Learn how to write poetry, do abstract painting, and put together s’more valentines for friends and family. Listen to our special guest, Dr. Rani Whitfield read RJ Did It!

Breakfast and a Book brings reading lessons to life

R.J. isn’t a football star scoring the winning touchdown or an Avenger saving the world. R.J. is a little boy your same age who listens, works hard, and does some awesome things. And, if R.J. did it, so can you. [Visit the Advocate for MORE]

Reading and Rhythm event seeks to teach and inspire kids in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – Sunday, March 3rd, local author and physician Rani Whitfield continues his book tour with a stop at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. 

The event, dubbed “Reading and Rhythm with Tha Hip Hop Doc,” is to celebrate the release of his children’s book titled “R.J. Did It!” The event is free and open to the public from 12:45 PM – 5 PM and is being hosted at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. [Visit WBRZ for MORE]

Baton Rouge doctor uses hip hop music, children’s book to inspire kids

Baton Rouge physician Rani Whitfield, known as the Hip Hop Doc, is celebrating the launch of a music video and his new book. Whitfield uses hip-hop music to engage with the youth. His new book, “RJ Did It!” is a children’s book.