I want to be remembered as someone who used herself and anything she could touch to work for justice and freedom … I want to be remembered as one who tried. 11 more words
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The National Council of Negro Women Launches Visionary Strategy Declaring "A New Agenda For A New Age"
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
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
am a black woman tall as a cypress
beyond all definition
still defying place
and time and circumstance assailed
on me and be