Mar 30, 2017
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
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 articles from around the country that discuss the 5th Annual Black Women's Roundtable held in March, 2016.
Jun 3, 2016
Melanie Campbell and Vanessa DeLuca discuss a joint poll conducted by the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation and Essence Magazine on what issues were important to black women in the 2016 election. They discussed the 2016 presidential campaign and also President Obama’s legacy.
Jun 3, 2016
As the 2016 election season is gearing up, ESSENCE, in partnership with Black Women's Roundtable (BWR), is hoping to better gauge and amplify what issues matter most to Black women through a Power of the Sister Vote poll.
Mar 31, 2015
Melanie L. Campbell, convener of the Black Women's Roundtable appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" Saturday, March 28, 2015 to discuss the BWR's Report "Black Women in the U.S."
Mar 9, 2015
Obama marks 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary: 'Our march is not yet finished'
Los Angeles Times
Feb 22, 2015
(Washington, DC) – The Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) announced on Jan. 15 the launch of its 2015 Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Economic Empowerment Project. The BWR Empowerment Project will provide more than 2,000 Black women and girls of diverse ages, economic levels and backgrounds with strategies, tools and resources to invest in their goals to achieve sustainable economic security, prosperity and healthier. lifestyles. The project will utilize diverse entrepreneurship training models, civic
Nov 15, 2014
New York Daily News
The NFL commissioner met with civic leaders from the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network on Friday at NFL headquarters on Park Ave. Goodell had been criticized for naming a panel of only white women to advise the football league about domestic violence issues. About 70% of players are African-American.
Sep 18, 2014
The Black Women’s Roundtable is now calling out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for failure to include more women of color as part of the league’s advisory group.
Feb 19, 2014
The White House Blog
Leaders from some of the country's foremost African American civil rights organizations joined President Obama and a handful of Administration leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House to discuss the President's priorities for this year of action.
Dec 16, 2013
This year has been a time of reflection, regression, reaction and a call to action for The National Coalition and our Black Women's Roundtable and Black Youth Vote! Networks.
Aug 24, 2013
By Margaret Summers, Washington Informer - The National Coalition of Black Civic Participation held a dialogue and luncheon to discuss the past, present and future of women in the movement and pay tribute to women leaders, organizers and attendees of the 1963 March on Washington...
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