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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...
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.
Mar 7, 2014
In celebration of National Women's History Month, we invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit (BWR Summit) to Amplify the Voices of Women and Girls in the Digital Age on March 27 - 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Mar 6, 2014
Today, the U. S. Senate not only failed on a cloture vote to confirm Debo P. Adegbile to serve as the Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, it failed the American people.
Feb 27, 2014
"My Brothers Keeper" Initiative is committed to utilizing proven tools to ensure access to basic health and nutrition, provide high-quality early education, and help young men stay in school and find a good job.
Feb 19, 2014
President Barack Obama; Attorney General Eric Holder; senior advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett; and director of the Domestic Policy Council, Cecilia Munoz; met with Black leaders of civil rights organizations at The White House to discuss jobs, income inequality, voter suppression, criminal justice reform and other issues that impact the Black community.
Feb 12, 2014
The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and its Black Women’s Roundtable commends Verizon for its commitment to diversity by providing affordable opportunity for 11 minority and women-owned businesses