Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Fellow Black Women Leaders and Allies Arrested in Latest Voting Rights Protests
Civil rights leaders, clergy, and activists are forcefully pushing for new federal voting legislation.
“It’s important for Black women to leverage our vote, our leadership and our voices,” said Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP).
In an op-ed, Melanie Campbell voices that "Black women expect a reduction in structural racism and restoration in the health of our communities."
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When will a Black woman be president of the United States? More importantly, what would it truly mean if a Black woman is elected to lead an inherently violent, racist system?
Black women gathered on Wednesday to hear the results of a BWR x ESSENCE poll where surveyors gave Donald Trump a failing grade.