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Mar 31, 2015

Melanie Campbell Appears on C-SPAN "Washington Journal" To Discuss Black Women's Roundtable Report 2015 on the State of Black Women in the U.S.


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 9, 2015

#Selma50 Los Angeles Times Story Features Black Women's Roundtable Members

Obama marks 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary: 'Our march is not yet finished' Los Angeles Times

Feb 22, 2015

New Pittsburgh Courier: Black Women's Roundtable Launches Healthy, Wealthy, Wise Project

(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

Roger Goodell meets with black female leaders about domestic violence in NFL after backlash

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

BWR on MSNBC: Playlist Criminal Justice RONAN FARROW DAILY 09/18/14 Seriously NFL? Another day, another arrest


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

Partnering for Action in African American Communities - Blog by Valerie Jarrett

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

2013 Year In Review

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

Women Want Civil Rights 'HerStory' Told

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

Women — nearly left off March on Washington Program — speaking up now

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

The Sisters of Civil Rights Get Their Due

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

Bernice King Urges Women’s Groups to Work Collectively

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

Black Women's Roundtable Dialogue Photo Gallery

By Shevry Lassiter - Photos of the Black Women's Roundtable dialogue and luncheon to discuss the past, present and future of women in the movement.

Aug 22, 2013

MS MAGAZINE: A More Feminist March On Washington

Ms Magazine blog about women's role in the 1963 March on Washington vs. their role 50 years later.

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