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May 09, 2013, 18:38 ET

It's Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener...

Dec 11, 2012, 19:01 ET

NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable Stands with Michigan Workers in their Fight Against Anti-Worker Legislation Recently Passed in Michigan

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Women's Roundtable issued the following comments in support of Michigan workers...

Nov 28, 2012, 18:05 ET

Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

 A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to launch a campaign to...

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...

Sep 19, 2012, 10:21 ET

Black Women's Roundtable "Power of the Sister Vote" Discussion at CBCF ALC

 The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Women's Roundtable and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will co-host...

Sep 03, 2012, 08:00 ET

Women's Roundtable Discussion During Democratic National Convention Harnessing Black Women's Political Power

  According to Pew Research, "much of the surge in black voter participation in 2008 was driven by increased participation among black...

Aug 27, 2012, 15:42 ET

Black Women's Roundtable to Host Power of the Sister Vote Dialogue Series at Republican National Convention

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Women's Roundtable will host the Power of the Sister Vote Non-Partisan Dialogue...

Jul 24, 2012, 17:38 ET

Young Man Dedicates his Life to his Country Records "Vote 4 Justice" for Black Youth Vote Before Leaving for the Army

I'll stand for what's right/ I'll use all my might/ I'll make a difference in this world we live in/ I'll vote for what's right/ I'll lay down my...

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, 15:10 ET

Ohio Unity Coalition Kicks-Off Voter Empowerment Tour Featuring Hi-Tech Mobile Voter Registration Unit Traveling the State

Multi-city "Stand Your Ground" tour aims to prepare voters in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Youngstown, Akron, Cleveland, Lorain and Toledo Ohio...

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...

Jun 01, 2012, 18:32 ET

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

   Following are statements from Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation...

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...

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