Be the first to visit the new exhibition, We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC on opening night!
Explore the stories of Black feminists through the long 20th century and their impact on their communities in DC and across the country. This exhibition is hosted by the National Women’s History Museum in partnership with the DC Public Library. Learn more about the exhibition here.
- 5:00pm: Ribbon cutting and special remarks from:
- Exhibition curators Dr. Sherie Randolph and Dr. Kendra Field
- Executive Director of the DC Public Library Richard Reyes-Gavilan
- Board Chair of the National Women’s History Museum Susan Whiting
- Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who is also featured in the exhibition
- 6:00pm: A special performance by Rochelle Rice
- All night:
- Hands-on activities and giveaways
- Complimentary snacks provided by DC Central Kitchen
- A chance to meet local organizations continuing the work of the Black feminists featured in the exhibition, such as:
- The People’s Archive
- DC Rape Crisis Center
- The DC Legacy Project
- WPFW 89.3 FM
- Sweet Honey in the Rock
- Rising Organizers
- Coalition of Concerned Mothers
- Black Swan Academy
This event is free, but registration is recommended.