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Elevating the Stories of Black Women: Dr. Virginia Alexander and Shirley Chisholm

In person attendance: Lexington Central Library, Farish Theater - Zoom attendance:
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble & Dr. Anastasia Curwood

JOIN US for conversation with Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble and Dr Anastasia Curwood about the lives of Dr. Virginia Alexander and Shirley Chrisholm, their experiences as biographers, and the importance of telling Black women's stories. Refreshments with be from 5-5:30 PM | Discussion will be 5:30-6:30 PM

The University of Kentucky Center for Health Equity Transformation is hosting this next event in its 2022-2023 Elevating Equity Speaker Series, co-sponsored by Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield Medicaid, the Gaines Center for the Humanities, and the Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies. 

We are hosting this event in the evening at an off-campus location in the hope that we will be able to engage the broader Lexington community.

This will also be livestreamed via Zoom

Registration: (Registration is requested [not required] for in-person attendance and required for zoom)

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