Sunday, April 15, 2018
“Equalled by Few; Excelled by None:” Virginia Women in History
Cassandra Newby-Alexander presents “The True Champions of Civil Rights: Virginia’s African American Women”
Norfolk State University historian Cassandra Newby-Alexander profiles four African American women born in post-Civil War Virginia who defied conventional expectations of gender and race to become groundbreaking professionals in business, medicine and education as well as civic leaders and champions of social justice.
Book signing, wine and cheese reception with author immediately follow the presentation.
All proceeds benefit preservation and education programs at Historic Christ Church & Museum.
Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576
Fee: Tickets are $90.00 for the four-part series or $25.00 for each individual presentation. Tickets are non-refundable and do not include book purchases. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online. Please call HCC&M at 804-438-2441 to purchase tickets by check or credit card.