Women’s History Month: Calendar of Events



Due to COVID-19 our upcoming Women’s History Month programs and events are canceled until we can safely resume public operations. We are diligently focused on finding new, innovative ways to bring programming to a more expanded audience as never before. Follow @Bhamcivilrights on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates on virtual exhibitions, online collections and educational resources.


March 17th  6:00pm POSTPONED – Maya Angelou: Reflections of a Blessed Soul

Join us for a screening of a documentary film based on an exclusive interview with Dr. Maya Angelou at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The film offers an intimate portrait of one of the greatest artists, poets, activists, teachers, philosophers and humanitarians of our time. With a razor sharp memory of events that occurred many decades ago, Dr. Angelou reflects on her unforgettable experiences with such notables as jazz musician, Max Roach, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Reverend Eric Butterworth, and Amiri Baraka. This event is free and open to the public..

March 26th 6:00pm POSTPONED – The Women Gather

In celebration of Women’s History Month, BCRI is hosting a night of poetry, dance and music performed by local artists. This year’s program is in honor of one of the original Women Who Gathered, Mrs. Evelyn Dilworth-Williams.

March 29th 3:00pm POSTPONED – Cookies & Conversation with a Girl Boss

Join us for a community roundtable talk for girls and women to inspire more girl bosses around the world and explore other ways to empower future generations of women.


March 31st 12:00pm  POSTPONED – Lunch & Activism

Ladies who Lunch…and also discuss issues that concern their communities. Join us for a brown bag lunch that encourages women to become activists in the political and policy arenas.