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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...
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.
Oct 14, 2014
Nearly 300 men, women and children, eight-to-eighty, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, came together for a night filled with eclectic music, humor, historical reflection, and movement building during the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) 17th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards Red Carpet Affair held at the Sphinx Club in DC last week
Sep 24, 2014
Expressing absolute agreement with National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell that he “got it wrong,” the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) held a press conference today to urge the commissioner to take swift action to “get it right,” starting by appointing black women experts in domestic violence and sexual assault to the recently established Domestic Violence Advisory Board.
Sep 22, 2014
National women’s group will hold press conference to outline additional actions to ensure the expertise and voices of black women and other women of color are heard by NFL in quest to eradicate violence
Sep 16, 2014
Open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to express concern and outrage about the plethora of domestic violence cases that has been exposed involving current and past players and the advisory group of women recently established to assist in developing new policies related to domestic violence.
Sep 2, 2014
The 17th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards are presented to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to creating balance in the democratic process and support the NCBCP's mission and vision of making civic participation a cultural responsibility and tradition.