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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.
Mar 27, 2015
Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), the women’s initiative of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), released a report reviewing the overall status of Black women during the third annual BWR Women of Power Summit that took place March 26-28 in Washington, DC.
The report was released on Capitol Hill the first day of the summit – Public Education Policy Day.
Mar 25, 2015
FULL AGENDA for the Black Women's Roundtable
4th Annual "Women of Power" National Summit
Thursday March 26- Saturday, March 28, 2015
Mar 24, 2015
Black Women from Around the Country to Descend on Capitol Hill This Week to Urge Lawmakers to " Take Action" on Income Equality, Other Issues
Mar 9, 2015
(Washington, DC) - Hundreds of women from around the country will convene in the Washington, DC area Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Saturday, March 28th, 2015 for the Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power "Healthy. Wealthy, Wise" National Summit. The three-day summit to celebrate Women's History Month will include a wide range of activities with participants going to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill March 26th, and forums, meetings and other activities at the Crystal City Marriott March 27-28.
Feb 26, 2015
Statement from Melanie Campbell President of the National Coalition on Black Civic Partcipation and convener the Black Women's Roundtable on the decision to send by the Senate Judiciary Committee to send the nomination of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General to the full Senate. .
"We are pleased that through a bipartisan majority the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to support Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next attorney general. It is our hope that the spirit of bipartisan cooperation continue and that the full Senate move to quickly confirm Ms Lynch who has distinguished her legal career as a devoted servant to upholding the Constitution of the United States and the ideals and principals upon which it stands." said Campbell.