women of color


White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event is presented in partnership with The New Republic A timely and impassioned exploration of how our society has commodified feminism and continues to systemically shut out women of color–perfect for fans of White Fragility and Good and Mad . Join the important conversation about race, empowerment, and inclusion in the United States with […]


100 Years of Women Voting: 2020 Symposium ‘Diverse Voices from the Suffrage Movement’ (U.S. Capitol Historical Society) – VIRTUAL

Gaining the franchise was just the beginning. Join us for a series of discussions on the historic impact of women in American public life. About this Event The U.S. Capitol Historical Society invites you to attend its 2020 Annual Symposium, 100 Years of Women Voting. Over six weekly sessions, distinguished speakers will […]


Visions of the Future: Voting, Activism and Art (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Poet and journalist Celeste Doaks is organizing a lively panel with women of color who discuss their specific involvement with politics through participation, activism and art. Her chapbook, American Herstory, was the first-place winner in Backbone Press’ 2018 chapbook contest; it contains poems about Michelle Obama. Co-hosted with Enoch Pratt […]


Use the Power You Have, A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change (The New Republic & Politics and Prose) – VIRTUAL

Description Use the Power You Have, A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change with Pramila Jayapal presented by The New Republic and Politics & Prose The New Republic contributing editor, Kimberlé Crenshaw, talks with Pramila Jayapal about her new book. In November 2016, Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, the […]


Summer Institute on Education, Equity & Justice Conference (American University) – VIRTUAL

ALERT: This event was held in June 2020. The posting that was submitted to the Blair PTSA had the event listed as occurring in July 2020. The below event listing has been revised to reflect the correct scheduled dates. …………………………………………….. 2020 Summer Institute on Education, Equity & Justice (SIEEJ) Virtual […]


Assembly: Womxn of Color At Work (Future for Us) – VIRTUAL

A day long virtual conference for womxn of color professionals. About this Event The Future of Work belongs to us. The Virtual Assembly on Friday, May 22nd is a day long virtual conference full of power-packed panels, fireside chats and workshops, for womxn of color with big dreams, and bold […]