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Nov 14, 2012, 08:58 ET Unity '12 Post-Election Media Briefing Today

Unity Partners to Discuss Impact of Black Women's and Youth Vote in the 2012 Election Cycle  The National Coalition on Black Civic...


Nov 13, 2012, 08:30 ET Black Leaders to Discuss the Fiscal Cliff, What's at Stake in the 113th Congress and Impact of Black Women's & Youth Vote in 2012

 The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will host a post-election panel discussion...


Nov 05, 2012, 20:44 ET Unity '12 Election Day Command Center And Watch Party To Feature Social Media Center And Multimedia Field Reports From State Coordinators

Media briefings with state coordinators and reports tracking conditions at the polls and monitoring black voter turnout The Unity 12...


Oct 25, 2012, 13:07 ET Florida Churches Are Marching The Souls To The Polls For The First And Only Sunday Of Early Voting

Unity Protect Our Vote Sundays, will also launch in churches nationally October 28 Hoping to send a strong message that will resonate...


Oct 02, 2012, 18:22 ET National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Applauds Judge Simpson's Postponement of Voter ID Requirement in PA

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) issued the following statement in response to Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson's...


Jul 18, 2012, 15:56 ET Actor Charles S. Dutton, Judge Daryl Traywick and Detroit Pistons Legend Isiah Thomas to Participate in Black Men's Roundtable

 The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation (FCBCP) will host the 2012 Healthy, Wealth & Wise Mini-Expo and Black Men's Round Table...


Jul 17, 2012, 09:37 ET Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Survivor Responds to SC Governor Haley's Remarks about Prevention Programs for Rape and Assault Victims

William Kellibrew IV, deputy director and national victims advocate, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, made the following statement...


Jun 27, 2012, 15:14 ET The American People are Watching: Congress Needs To Focus on the Serious Issues America Faces and Stop the Attack on Attorney General Eric Holder

The following is a statement by Melanie Campbell, president and CEO National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women's...


May 16, 2012, 09:36 ET Actors Vivica A. Fox, Demetria McKinney & Jonathan McDaniel Join Community Leaders Michael Baisden, Shawn Dove & Joshua DuBois For Spirit Of Democracy Awards

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation will "Celebrate Our Brothers" during the 15th annual Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala Thursday...


May 02, 2012, 18:08 ET Actress and Singer Demetria McKinney to Perform at Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala "Celebrating Our Brothers"

   Determined to honor their commitment to produce an intergenerational affair, The National Coalition on Black Civic...


Apr 16, 2012, 15:40 ET Vivica A. Fox to Host Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala Honoring Men Committed to Empowering Underserved Communities

Honorees are Michael Baisden, Gerald Hudson, Al Dotson, David Honig and Shawn Dove Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National...


Mar 13, 2012, 12:50 ET National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Commends Justice Department for Blocking Texas Voter ID Law

Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of Black Women's Roundtable, issued...


Jan 25, 2012, 13:27 ET The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of the Black Women's Roundtable Public...


Jan 11, 2012, 17:20 ET Film & TV Star Vivica A. Fox to Speak at Black Women's Roundtable Healthy Wealthy & Wise Tour

The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation has confirmed actress/producer/businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, to speak during their Black Women's...


Oct 31, 2011, 14:47 ET Black Women's Roundtable National Empowerment Tour Makes Final Stop in Georgia Before National Summit in D.C.

Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) Healthy, Wealthy and Wise National Empowerment Tour culminated their ten-city tour reaching out to women and girls...


Sep 20, 2011, 09:15 ET NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum at the 2011 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference

Black women are potentially the single most powerful voting block in the upcoming election. According to Pew Research Center, among all racial,...


Jun 01, 2011, 13:51 ET African American Coalition Announces Support of AT&T-T-Mobile Merger

Optimistic That Deal Will Bring Economic Opportunity, Jobs, and Increased Access to Vital Services A national coalition representing the nation's...


May 23, 2011, 15:33 ET The National Coalition Celebrates 35th Anniversary During Spirit of Democracy Awards

A diverse selection of honorees reflected upon the significant accomplishments of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The...


May 18, 2011, 13:07 ET Tonight Wade Henderson, Minyon Moore and Rev. Al Sharpton Among 2011 Spirit of Democracy Honorees

TV Host & Author, Star Jones, to Serve as MC The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition)  will host the...


May 12, 2011, 13:15 ET Minyon Moore, Rev. Al Sharpton and Wade Henderson Among Spirit of Democracy Honorees

Attorney, TV personality, and author Star Jones to serve as host The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition)...


Feb 08, 2011, 18:22 ET Hundreds of Women and Girls from 8 - 90 Years Young and Older Attend 'Healthy, Wealthy & Wise' National Empowerment Tour Events

Empowering Black Women, Veterans, Military Families and Girls on the Space Coast of Florida Hundreds of women and girls ages 8 to 90 joined the...


Dec 21, 2010, 18:21 ET The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and the National Council of Negro Women Comment on New FCC Order to Preserve Open Internet

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) today released the following statement...


Nov 23, 2010, 12:09 ET African American Organizations Letter of Support for Congressman Rush to Speaker Pelosi

The following letter is being released by the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation: Dear Speaker Pelosi, We, the undersigned...


Nov 02, 2010, 13:57 ET Black Women's Roundtable Election Day Command Center Featuring Live Bloggers & Field Updates Via Conference Call

State coordinators, poll workers, monitors and women leaders tracking problems at the polls and monitoring black voter turnout GOTV OPERATIONS IN:...


Nov 01, 2010, 10:14 ET Election Day Command Center to Monitor Black Voter Turnout

The following is being released by the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation: WHO:  National Coalition on Black Civic...