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Washington’s Undiscovered Feminists
Mar 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and celebration of Women’s History Month, remember some of the remarkable, but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism from the past century whose stories inspire. Meet the pioneering photographer Imogen Cunningham, Black American jazz musician Ruby Bishop, Chinese American artist Priscilla Chong Jue, Leftist journalist Anna Louise Strong, and Native American linguist Vi Hilbert. Drawing on her own experience as an activist and writer, she explores how these women inspired others and changed our state and our society. Hosted by Humanities Washington’s Speaker’s Bureau.