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Mar 29, 2017

NCBCP releases the Black Women's Roundtable 4th Annual Report

Black Women in the United States, 2017, is the Fourth Annual Report by the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) meant to provide an in-depth analysis of the needs and condition of Black women throughout the nation.

Mar 17, 2017

Civil Rights Groups meet with attorney General Sessions, Condemn Recent Rollbacks

Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on behalf of civil rights leaders after meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on a wide range of issues affecting the civil and human rights of all Americans. This marked the first in-person meeting between these organizations and Attorney General Sessions.

Mar 10, 2017

156 Civil and Human Rights Groups Call for Stronger Response to Hate Incidents

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 155 civil and human rights groups today called upon the Executive Branch to respond more quickly and forcefully to hate-based incidents, which have been occurring at an alarming rate in recent months.

Feb 8, 2017

Joint Statement of Black Women Leaders on Senator Mitch McConnell's Attempts to Silence Words of Mrs. Coretta Scott King

The undersigned are prominent African-American women leaders and we write to express our outrage at the actions taken last night by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republican majority on the Senate floor.

Jan 31, 2017

NCBCP Convene's Black Politics & Power Building Gathering in Atlanta

Election Results Assessed; Next Steps Planned To Strengthen Black Voting Power, Preparing For Census 2020/Redistricting

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May 31, 2017


Black Women Leaders Join Forces In A Call To Action to Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Affordable Health Care

Mar 30, 2017

Opinion: Neil Gorsuch’s Frightening Record on Protecting Women’s Rights

NBC News

Black women in America have always had to cope with the double impact of being black and being a woman. Tradition, culture, custom, laws and even the courts are often stacked against them.

Mar 29, 2017

Black Women’s Roundtable Releases Annual Report

NBC News

The Black Women's Roundtable, a national civic group, released its fourth annual report today about African-American women in the U.S., providing a "prescriptive agenda" of key political, economic, and social issues that impact the nation's 23 million Black women, their families and communities. The 72-page document, entitled 'Black Women in the U.S., 2017: Moving Our Agenda Forward in a Post-Obama Era,' was released to coincide with the group's 6th annual "Women of Power" national summit, taking place this week in the nation's capital and Arlington, Virginia.

Jun 7, 2016

News Clips from the Black Women's Roundtable Summit 2016

News articles from around the country that discuss the 5th Annual Black Women's Roundtable held in March, 2016.

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