The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library and area artists will host Harriet Tubman: In Celebration of A Soldier, a Women’s History Month arts-based program on March 11. The free event will take place in the Great Hall of the MLK, Jr. Memorial Library at 901 G St., N.W. D.C.

New York poet and author, Cyd Charisse Fulton and renowned historian C. R. Gibbs, will share poetry and insights into Harriet Tubman’s historic involvement in the “Women’s Movement” and highlight her Civil War connection in this arts-based tribute. Fulton will also present poems from her recently released publication, Feeding Off Of The North Star.

This Women’s History Month event, a tribute honoring the life of Harriet Tubman, will be moderated by poet and arts advocate J. Joy “Sistah Joy” Matthews Alford and will include poetry, lecture, African drumming and song, and will also include performances by Washington area a cappella ensemble, Washington Revels Jubilee Voices and Djembe drummer, Doc Powell.

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