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Sep 17, 2021

ICYMI: Black Women Leaders & Allies from Civil Rights and Reproductive Justice Organizations Join Forces at Steps of U. S. Supreme Court in Solidarity To Urge Congress to Pass Voting Rights Legislation and Protect Reproductive Rights for Women

On Wednesday, September 15th the NCBCP Black Women’s Roundtable and National Council of Negro Women convened over 40 national civil rights, reproductive rights, women’s rights, labor and social justice organizations to partner for a Black Women Leaders & Allies Call to Action in support of Voting Rights & Reproductive Justice at the U. S. Supreme Court

Jul 21, 2021

Black Women’s Roundtable Joins Congressional Black Caucus & Black Leaders And Allies on the Capitol Steps for Press Conference Supporting Voting Rights Legislation

Following President Joe Biden’s afternoon address on voting rights and voter suppression, the #FreedomtoVote Virtual Townhall Meeting will host a panel of Black women leaders and allies to conduct an analysis of President Biden’s speech, discuss the stakes if voting rights bills are not passed in Congress, and thoughtfully examine the power of Black women leaders in today’s voting rights movement.

Jul 14, 2021

TODAY: Following President Biden’s Voting Rights Address, Black Women’s Roundtable and the National Council of Negro Women to Host #FreedomtoVote Virtual Town Hall with National Civil Rights Leaders to Discuss Next Steps and Week of Action

Following President Joe Biden’s afternoon address on voting rights and voter suppression, the #FreedomtoVote Virtual Townhall Meeting will host a panel of Black women leaders and allies to conduct an analysis of President Biden’s speech, discuss the stakes if voting rights bills are not passed in Congress, and thoughtfully examine the power of Black women leaders in today’s voting rights movement.

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OP-ED: Now Is the Time - Why the Senate Must Confirm Kristen Clarke Today

May 25, 2021

OP-ED: Now Is the Time - Why the Senate Must Confirm Kristen Clarke Today

Melanie L. Campbell of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Dr. Johnetta B. Cole of the National Council of Negro Women Speak out on the Senate Confirmation of Kristen Clarke. (article published by Essence.com)

Mar 30, 2021

Melanie L. Campbell: What I Learned On My COVID19 Survivor Journey (article published by Oprah.com)

The following Op-Ed was written by Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, in response to "Queen Sugar." Currently airing Tuesday nights on OWN, the critically acclaimed drama series from creator Ava DuVernay remains rooted in real-life issues. This season, viewers witness the events throughout 2020 through the lens of the Bordelon family, including the depiction and impact of COVID-19 on their community and family.

Mar 12, 2021

Black women's wealth is 90% lower than White men. Goldman Sachs is investing billions to change that (article by The Philadelphia Tribune)

America's Black women hold more than 90% less wealth than American White men, Goldman Sachs revealed in a new report Tuesday.

Essence.com Exclusive: Goldman Sachs Invests $10 Billion In New 'One Million Black Women' Initiative

Mar 10, 2021

Essence.com Exclusive: Goldman Sachs Invests $10 Billion In New 'One Million Black Women' Initiative

With the largest ever investment to focus exclusively on Black women, the financial giant aims to narrow opportunity gaps and contribute to the advancement of racial equity.

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