Soulful Singer/Actress Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley Stars in Tyler Perry’s New DVD Release, Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned – The Play

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New York – The very talented and soulful singer and actress Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley has been wowing audiences in Tyler Perry’s stage productions for over a decade now. Audiences who remember her in “Madea’s Big Happy Family” and “Madea Gets a Job,” know that she leaves her heart on the stage every single time! In [...]

#EricGarner and #MikeBrown: Deaths Without Indictments #ICantBreathe #HandsUpDontShoot

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By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic – Weeks before the shooting death of Michael Brown this August in Ferguson, Missouri, the death of Eric Garner set off its own wave of protests. The father of six died in July while being arrested for selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island, after a police chokehold rendered him unable [...]

PZI Jeans Introduces New Denim Styles for the Woman with Curves

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Atlanta, GA – PZI Jeans, long known for creating innovative denim designs and perfectly fitting women with curves; introduces new denim styles from its Fall/Winter line, which includes a variety of exciting pieces. With the theme running high, FIT, COMFORT AND STYLE, PZI Jeans once again offers consumer conscious styles that the PZI woman will [...]

Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall – Almost… Digital Underground Releases “Berlin Wall” Footage from New Documentary

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Hollywood, CA -Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground (D.U.), who are celebrating the 25th anniversary release of their monster hit, “The Humpty Dance,” share a personal history with the actual fall of the wall. The group has released a snippet from their [...]

Black Women and Youth Analyze Election Results

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Washington, DC – Long before the final results of the Midterm Elections were reported on Tuesday night, a team of esteemed women from Black Women’s Roundtable, students from Howard University, and young professionals from Black Youth Vote and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, had determined that Black voter participation surpassed expectations and outnumbered turnout in [...]

Ronald W. Walters Election Day Command Center to Monitor Black Voter Turnout and Conditions at the Polls

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Media Conference calls with state coordinators on the ground at 1:30 PM and 6:30 PM Washington, DC – The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University, Black Women’s Roundtable, Black Youth Vote, and Howard University Student Association (HUSA) will host the Ronald Walters Election [...]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Spirit of Democracy Honorees Epitomize Diversity, Service and Coalition Building

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Washington, DC – Nearly 300 men, women and children, eight-to-eighty, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, came together for a night filled with eclectic music, humor, historical reflection, and movement building during the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) 17th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards Red Carpet Affair held at the Sphinx Club in DC [...]

Wickham: Why is Goodell ignoring these black women?

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Washington — In the midst of professional football’s lingering domestic violence scandal, Melanie Campbell is probably the last woman NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to talk to — but she should have been the first. Campbell is the quintessential voice of black women. A tireless advocate for the political, economic and social empowerment of this [...]

Black Women’s Roundtable Urges NFL to “Get it Right” by Adding Black Women Experts to Domestic Violence Advisory Group #NFLGetitRight

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Washington, DC – Expressing absolute agreement with National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell that he “got it wrong,” the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR) held a press conference today to urge the commissioner to take swift action to “get it right,” starting by appointing black women experts in domestic violence and sexual [...]

Open Letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell From Black Women’s Roundtable

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Members of the Black Women’s Roundtable, an intergenerational network of women leaders representing Black women and girls from across the country, wrote an open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to request an emergency meeting. The letter follows. Dear Mr. Goodell, We, the undersigned members of the Black Women’s Roundtable, an intergenerational network of women [...]

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