Black Women Walking (A New American Play)

Black Women Walking

"A masterful combination of movement and digital storytelling that ended in a thunderous ovation." - Toni Simmons Henson, Atlanta BTF


Black Women Walking is an award-winning, breathtaking piece of theatre that combines spoken dialogue, movement, music, and multimedia to bring to life the stories of courageous black heroines who changed the course of American history.

Featuring an all-female cast, Black Women Walking weaves together an ensemble of lived experiences and perspectives that elicit from audiences' laughter, tears, and praises, as it journeys through the stories of Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Bessie Coleman, Fannie Lou Hamer, Willie Mae Ford Smith, Ida B. Wells and so many more. 2022 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow, Ashanti Files, portrays historical figures Ida B. Wells and Zora Neale Hurston.

Don’t miss this celebration of women in American history!

“So, you think you know all about Black women and history? Well, here is the rest of the story! Riveting, powerful and thoroughly entertaining. “Black Women Walking” will have you wincing, smiling, and asking for more. It is a must for the entire family!”— Dr. Jamise Liddell, Founder, Arizona Women In Media

“These women are warriors and survivors. Theirs is a story that needs to be told!”— Neal A. Lester, Ph.D., Director, Arizona State University Project Humanities