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African American Women in History Contest 

Supported by the Ed Fund Foundation
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Contest Directions
OPTION #1: Write a Narrative Speech

OPTION #1: Write a Narrative Speech

In 200 words or more, write a narrative speech describing the life and accomplishments of an African American woman in history who has made positive contributions in our society. Speeches can be 1-2 minutes long and originally written by the participant. Record yourself reading your narrative speech and email it to: Richcitykids@richcitykids.org along with your parent consent forms.

OPTION #2: Write a Narrative Poem

OPTION #2: Write a Narrative Poem

Write a narrative poem describing the life and accomplishments of an African American woman in history who has made a positive difference in our world. Poems can be 1-2 minutes long in the form of a Haiku, Free Style, Diamante, Acrostic or Cinquain. Poems must be originally written by the participant. Record yourself reading your poem and send it to Richcitykids@richcitykids.org along with your parent consent forms.

OPTION #3: Write A Narrative Song

OPTION #3: Write A Narrative Song

Write a 1-2 minute narrative in song form, describing the life and accomplishments of an African American woman who has made a positive difference in our world. Song must be originally written by the participant. Record your song and email it to: Richcitykids@richcitykids.org

  1. Ask your parent to fill out the parent permission form and photo/video release forms and send with your narrative.

  2. Record your narrative and e-mail it to

      Richcitykids@richcitykids.org by April              3rd

  3. Winners will be announced on Tuesday   

      April 12th. Winners will also be featured

      on the Rich City Kids social media pages   

      (Instagram and Facebook).

Click here to access the parent permission and release forms:

Ed Fund Photo/Video Release (English)

Ed Fund Photo/Video Release (Spanish)

Rich City Kids Participation/Photo/Video Consent Form (English)

Rich City Kids Participation/Photo/Video Consent Form (Spanish)