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Mar 31, 2015
Melanie L. Campbell, convener of the Black Women's Roundtable appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" Saturday, March 28, 2015 to discuss the BWR's Report "Black Women in the U.S."
Mar 31, 2015
About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him—even if for only a few minutes in the hallway—over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. They were told McConnell was too busy. The women did meet with McConnell's chief of staff for about 20 minutes.
The group that arrived at his door included Williams-Skinner; attorney Barbara Arnwine, president of the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights; Melanie Campbell, president of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation; Sheila Tyson, a city councilwoman from Birmingham, Ala.; and Marcia Dyson, CEO of the Women's Global Initiative.
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.
Apr 24, 2015
Statement From Melanie Campbell, Convener of the Black Women's Roundtable and president and Ceo of the Naitonal Coalition on Black Civic Participation on the Coalition of Loretta Lynch by the Senate to become the first African-American woman Attorney General of the United States..
Apr 17, 2015
Several women of accomplishment were honored at the Black Women's Roundtable 4th Annual Women of Power "Healthy. Wealthy, Wise" National Summit "SiStar " Awards ceremony, the culmination of the
the three-day summit held during Women's History Month.
Apr 14, 2015
A diverse group of women of faith and good conscience will join Congressional women leaders for a Prayer Gathering & Hill Visits calling for an immediate full Senate Floor vote for Loretta Lynch to be confirmed for Attorney General of the United States.
Mar 31, 2015
About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him-even if for only a few minutes in the hallway-over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. They were told McConnell was too busy. The women did meet with McConnell's chief of staff for about 20 minutes.
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.