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NFL’s New Personal Conduct Policy a Step in the Right Direction

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Washington, DC – In response to the National Football League’s (NFL) recently released revamped Personal Conduct Policy for players and other employees that was ratified unanimously by 32 league owners, Melanie L. Campbell, convener of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR), issued the following statement: “The Black Women’s Roundtable is […]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on the Ferguson Grand Jury’s Failure to Indict Officer Darren Wilson

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Washington, DC – Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable released the following statement regarding the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the unjust killing of Michael Brown: Tonight’s decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, MO not to […]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement Supporting President Obama’s Nomination of Mayor Anthony R. Foxx as Secretary of Department of Transportation

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Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition), issued the following statement today on President Obama’s nomination of The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Mayor of City of Charlotte, NC, to serve as Secretary of Transportation: On behalf of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, we are […]

The American People are Watching: Congress Needs To Focus on the Serious Issues America Faces and Stop the Attack on Attorney General Eric Holder

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By Melanie L. Campbell – On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for withholding documents involving the botched Fast and Furious weapons operation which started under a previous administration. A very serious investigation into this failed operation is underway. Lives were lost so […]

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Statement on the Court’s Decision on Florida’s Restrictive Voter Registration Law

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Washington, DC – Following are statements from Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener, Black Women’s Roundtable and Salandra Benton, director of The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Florida Black Women’s Roundtable regarding the recent court decision on Florida voting law […]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Commends Justice Dept for Blocking TX Voter ID Law

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Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable, issued the following statement about the Department of Justice’s rejection of the new voter ID law in Texas: “We support the US Department of Justice’s decision to oppose the law passed in Texas last year […]

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Washington, DC – Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “Last night President Obama eloquently delivered a State of the Union Address that provided […]

Black Women’s Roundtable Commends BET Networks for Adding Journalist T.J. Holmes to the BET Lineup @BET_PR

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Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener, Black Women’s Roundtable, issued the following statement about BET’s announcement (read it at BET.com)of a multi-platform agreement with journalist, T.J. Holmes: “On behalf of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Black Women’s Roundtable, we would like to commend BET […]