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BLACK WOMEN RISE

A MULTIGENERATIONAL AND MULTIRACIAL GATHERING



WORKSHOP & PANEL

FRIDAY, MARCH 17 - SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

REGISTRATION OPENS 8:00AM FRIDAY MARCH 17

DR. ANGELA DAVIS KEYNOTE & PANEL

Saturday morning March 18

Performance poet May Reign opening

Featuring multigenerational panel: Judge Helen Whitener,

Tananarive Due, Nadine Smith, and Danielle Allen


WOMEN OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

MULTIMEDIA SHOW

Friday morning March 17

Jorjet Harper - historical slideshow and lecture

Dr. C.C. Carter - performing literary excerpts

Nedra Johnson - performing musical selections


SISTERS IN CINEMA

DR. YVONNE WELBON

Friday night March 17

Black female filmmakers - Presentation, lecture,

documentary film, and discussion


GRAND FINALE CONCERT

Saturday night March 18

Karen Williams - first openly lesbian black comic

Nedra Johnson - musician

Ubaka Hill & the Drumsong Orchestra


DAILY LUNCH BUFFETS

Included in your conference ticket

Featuring special area for working authors and writers


HAPPY HOUR “MEET & GREETS”

Friday: With conference luminaries

Saturday: With local elected officials


MARCH 17-18, 2017
EMBASSY SUITES ADDRESS
1601 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
(561) 689-6400


CONTACTS
Email: toniajr@blackwomenrise.net
Hotel Phone: (561) 689-6400

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