Sojourner Truth Reception
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue Northwest
About The Event:
The CBCF and the CBC’s women members celebrate Sojourner Truth and those working to continue her legacy through a series of programs throughout the year. This year’s honorees exemplify the Sojourner Truth Legacy Project’s goals of advancing an intergenerational network of African-American and multicultural women committed to harnessing their power to confront issues central to African-American women.
On Thursday, September 13 from 8:00 P.M. until Midnight at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Sojourner Truth Legacy Project Chair Yvette D. Clarke invites you to join her celebrate work of African American women both on and off Capitol Hill. The 2018 CBC Woman of the Year honoree is Congresswoman Barbara Lee and the 2018 CBC Woman of Courage honoree is Congresswoman Frederica Wilson. In addition, the Women of the CBC will honor Dr. Bernice A. King as the 2018 Woman of Truth.