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The morning of September 11th, 2001, will forever live in the minds, bodies, and spirits of the American people, if not the world. No one will forget what they were doing that fateful morning when four…


Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Ph.D.

I am wearing red today, and I hope you are in solidarity with Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.

On average, all women are paid 82% of what a White man is paid. But on average, Black women are paid 63% of what White men are paid. …


On Friday, the nation observed the first federal Juneteenth Holiday, thanks to the patient and persistent work of Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee, Ms. Opal Lee and the Biden Administration. I admit to being underwhelmed at the news. …


Reverend Dr. James Forbes, is recognized as one of the twelve most effective preachers in the English-speaking world. He was the first African American to serve as the Senior Minister of Riverside Church in Harlem, one of the largest multicultural and interdenominational congregations in the United States. When Rev. …


We have lived through an era where the fight for equality seems trite and passé. From Boomers to Gen Z, generations are protesting in the streets in the same way that War Babies did in the mid-1950s and 60s. The current phrase is that we need to “normalize” this and…


Washington, DC, Friday, May 21, 2021 — The National Council of Negro Women Inc. (NCNW), representing more than two million women of African descent, and Vaccinate your Family (VYF), one of the nation’s foremost immunization advocacy nonprofits, assembled with their Good Health WINs (GHW) partners for the Good Health WINs…


For Immediate Release

Washington, DC, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — The leaders of the nation’s top civil rights organizations issued the following statement in response to Derek Chauvin’s conviction on second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter: “Just as the viral video of George Floyd’s brutal death marked a turning point in the…


Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) 2021 Report (page 91)

BY DR. JOHNNETTA B. COLE, PH.D., CHAIR & 7TH NATIONAL PRESIDENT AND JANICE MATHIS, ESQ., EXECUTIVE DIR., NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN

Black women have been in the vanguard of defending democracy over the past several years. We voted, registered voters, organized Souls to the Polls, wrote checks, sent texts…


Vernon Jordan was an American Patriot and we have lost another champion of Democracy. He was a towering figure of dignity and grace who was unafraid. It was his determination, fearlessness, and an unrelenting commitment to equity and justice that will be Vernon Jordon’s indelible legacy. …


Washington, DC, February 10, 2021 — The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), a leading national advocate for Black women, is launching Good Health Women’s Immunization Networks to raise awareness of the benefits of immunization as a critical element of good health. …

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) mission is to lead, empower and advocate for women of African descent, their families and communities.

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