Women’s History Month is in full swing and to commemorate it, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be conducting a series of panel discussions and film screenings in the museum’s Oprah Winfrey Theater. The events will spotlight the accomplishments of black women in the arts, business, leadership and activism. The on-site activities will complement a month long #HiddenHerStory social media campaign focused on unsung women in American history. 

According to a press release, the campaign will spotlight the work of 15 African American women who, “though not widely known, made a significant impact on history. Among them are organizers Hallie Quinn Brown and Pauli Murray, artists Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller and Harriet Powers, entrepreneurs Ann Lowe and Annie Turnbo Malone and musicians Big Mama Thornton and Gladys Bentley.”

All events are free and open to the public on a first come, first serve basis. Visit here for more details. 

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