5 Events for Black Women You Don't Want to Miss

Check out these upcoming events featuring black women and continue to send events that are centered around black womanhood to events@forharriet.com. Be sure to check back each week for new events!

1. High Society Presents: Chicago Black LGBT Pride Weekend 2015
Date: Friday, July 3, 2015 at 10:00 PM - Monday, July 6, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Location: Chicago, IL

Check out all of the details here.

Date: Monday, July 6, 7:30PM
Location: New York, NY

Post-screening discussion with Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Sherley Olopherne, and Vivian Crockett

Fitting perfectly into our special summer series "Black Summer Nights" this screening is a showcase of films from the 1990s by black queer women filmmakers, exploring the trials and traumas of navigating dating and love at the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality. The films intermix humor, fiction, experimental visual tactics, and candid dialogue to examine relationships with family, community, romantic partners, and self.

3. 3rd Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Columbus, OH

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival! We have a line up this year that's sure to entertain your whole family:

Youth Playwright Workshops: Children age 8 to 12 years old & Youth age 13 to 18 years old will write a group play, cast it, practice and perform it all in the same day!

Improvs that will get you casted Workshop: Ages 16 years and older will learn techniques to help them get the role(s) they audition for in the future

4. 400 Years of Black Women Resistance Leaders
Date: Friday, July 10 at 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: London, UK

In honour of our Queen Nzingha (above) screenings on Sat 4th July @ BFI and on 12th July (venue to be announced) we present visual and biographical details of Black women from the UK and around the world who have resisted colonialism and racism . Women do not get the historical credit they deserve. This interactive audio visual presentation will give the audience video and documentary evidence of the who, what and why of over 30 female fighters who used any means necessary to fight for equality. Bring notepad and pen and be on time. Women include: Dora Akunyili, Dame Jocelyn Barrow, Olive Morris, Anne Cools, Edna Ismail, Althea Gibson and 25 more. We will cover 400 years of such international female resisters who used pistols, pens and placards to fight for equality
This event will start at 6.30pm, Latecomers will miss out and may not get a seat

Date: Saturday, July 11 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Tucson, AZ

ZENZI is a showcase of Black Women active in the Arts. Performances will include poetry, singing, dancing, community drumming and a healing circle. Childcare will be provided at the event, and light refreshments will be available for purchase.