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Black Women in the US: Progress Made, But Key Areas Need Dire National Attention and Urgent Action

Contributors to Black Women's Roundtable report, Black Women in the U.S., 2014  stop for a photo during the BWR Summit kick-off at the National Council of Negro Women headquarters. Pictured (L-R):Dr. L. Toni Lewis, SEIU Healthcare; Joycelyn Tate, Telecom Talk;  Melanie L. Campbell, Black Women's Roundtable; Felicia Davis, Building Green Network;   Avis Jones-DeWeever, PhD, Incite Unlimited; Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Ph.D.; and Carol Joyner, Labor Project for Working Families. PHOTO CREDIT: CIT-VISUALS

Washington, DC – A report released recently by Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), Black Women in the U.S.,…

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Film & Stage Star Obba Babatundé to Host Angel City Links’ Celebration of 27 Extraordinary Young African American Men

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Beverly Hills, CA – The Angel City Chapter of Links, Inc. is celebrating its 33rd anniversary of “The Affair of…

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