Jul 20, 2015
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable Statement on the Passing of HBCU Champion Dr. George Cooper
The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable joins those who mourn the passing of Dr. George Cooper. Our nation & historically black colleges and universities have lost a true servant leader and champion in the passing of Dr. Cooper.
Jun 26, 2015
The National Coalition of Black Civic Participation applauds the U. S. Supreme Court's 5:4 decision to makes same-sex marriage is the law of the land, said of Melanie Campbell president & CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. NCBCP , the a coalition that represents some 60 organizations and state-based affiliates and networks ,was one of the first civil rights organizations to support the movement to make same-sex marriage a constitutional right.
By declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, the Supreme Court has helped break the unjust barriers for the LGBT community and for American civil rights. Now and for future generations the right to love is a fundamental and constitutional right for all people.
Jun 26, 2015
Black Women's Roundtable Applauds the Supreme Court Ruling On the
Affordable Health Care Act
Washington, DC - Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, National
Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener, Black Women's
Roundtable issued the following statement on Supreme Court Ruling On
the Affordable Care Act.
Jun 15, 2015
As the national debate continues over income inequality and health justice, The Black Women’s Roundtable today announces the launch of phase II of its 2015 BWR Empowerment Project, by organizing the BWR Healthy, Wealthy, Wise National Empowerment Tour. (BWR Tour) The BWR Tour provides women in key states and nationally with tools and resources focused on economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, holistic health, civic engagement and leadership development.
The BWR Empowerment Project is supported by AARP, Essence, Ford Foundation and The Moriah Fund.
May 11, 2015
Jacob Lee was among 150 black men and youth who took part in “Black Men & Boys Day on Capitol Hill,” and while Civil Rights veterans were excited about Lynch, President Obama’s choice for Attorney General, Lee wanted to know what else could be done to slow the recent tide of police shootings involving black males.