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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...
Aug 23, 2013
By Krissah Thompson, Washington Post - March on Washington, 50 years later: The impact of women: Fifty years ago, the women participated in the civil rights movement often did so in the background. They initially were left off the schedule of speakers at the March on Washington, and when they were added, it was in a limited role. But their overall role in the movement is now well-documented and was celebrated at a luncheon held as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the March on Washington.
Aug 23, 2013
By Elizabeth Dias, Time Magazine - The Black Women’s Roundtable, an initiative of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, led a conference on Thursday to honor the women of the 1963 March on Washington.
Aug 22, 2013
By Lottie L. Joiner - King spoke before an intergenerational audience of civil and human rights advocates in Washington, D.C., who had convened to discuss the past, present and future of women’s equality. The group remembered the work of such icons as Dorothy Height, who led the National Council of Negro Women and was often the only woman at the table of the Big 6 which included:
Aug 22, 2013
Ms Magazine blog about women's role in the 1963 March on Washington vs. their role 50 years later.
Nov 22, 2013
Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic and convener of Black Women's Roundtable, today issued the following statement regarding the change to Senate filibuster rules on behalf of The Black Women's Roundtable:.
Nov 14, 2013
Black Women’s Roundtable , The National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Feminist Majority deplored the Senate Republican leadership extending the War on Women to judicial nominations.
Oct 8, 2013
Arlene Holt-Baker, Brent Wilkes, Salandra Benton, Kevin Parker, and Karma Cottman.
Sep 26, 2013
Our hearts are heavy in learning of the passing of Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery. Mrs. Lowery was a visionary founder and leader of the SCLC W.O.M.E.N., devoted wife and partner of Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, mother and a mentor to countless women and girls across the country. We send our deepest condolences to the Lowery family during this time of bereavement.
Sep 24, 2013
(IAMAW) "It's Movement Time!" according to the Black Women's Roundtable discussion at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. A diverse group of women gathered to continue the important topic of "Moving A Unified Women's Agenda Forward in 2013 and Beyond." The IAM is a member organization of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, which sponsored the event.