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28th Annual Black Women's Conference: "Excavating the Lives of Black Women"

Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Whitney Baptiste Battle & Ayana Omilade-Flewellen, Dr. Afua Cooper

The 28th Annual Black Women's Conference, "Excavating the Lives of Black Women," will take place virtually on March 24, 2023.

Please register for each event here:

10 a.m. | Panel with Whitney Baptiste Battle & Ayana Omilade-Flewellen | Register Here

2 p.m. | Keynote with Dr. Afua Cooper | Register Here

Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Cemetery clean-up at African Cemetery No. 2. (419 E 7th Street, Lexington)

Community volunteer event will assist with headstone cleaning and minor landscape clearing in this historic cemetery. A brief tour of the cemetery, including a focus on the graves of notable women buried in the cemetery who contributed locally to the thoroughbred industry, social safety nets, education, and politics.

Parking is in the cemetery itself. Participants should drive in through either of the two gates and park far enough to one side to leave a driving lane. We will assemble at the center garden

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