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Women of Color: The Power of Protest But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Sisterhood and Solidarity Across, Cultures, Communities & Colorlines

Join the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of African Art and the National Museum of the American Indian for a series of lectures and panel discussions addressing activism and social justice through the lens of women of color­–past and present. Noted speakers will expand upon the current exhibitions “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” at the Portrait Gallery and “I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa” at the National Museum of African Art, and highlight art and material culture from the National Museum of the American Indian. Discover how women of color have found empowerment and amplified their voices for change! This series of three events is made possible through funds from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, “Because of Her Story.” Free – Register at

Categories: Arts, Discussion

Event Venue

National Portrait Gallery

Eighth and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20004

For more information:

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:00pm

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