WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2015 — In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) revealed a “new agenda for a new age,” vowing to take urgent action around education, health, economic empowerment and public policy in an effort to build a stronger Black America. 748 more words
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Black History: Special Delivery!!
Wednesday in Mississippi (WIMS) is the believed to be the only civil rights project run exclusively by a national women’s organization. The concept for WIMS came from Dorothy Height an African American civil rights activist and President of the National Council on Negro Women and (NCNW) close friend Polly Cowan, a white Jewish woman who volunteered with NCNW . 377 more words