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Standing in Solidarity with Mississippi’s immigrants

The MS Black Women’s Roundtable stands in solidarity with the hundreds of Mississippi immigrants, their families, and the communities who are in crisis as a result of the August 7, 2019 ICE raids in Morton, Carthage, Pelahatchie, Bay Springs, Walnut Grove, and Canton. As an organization intimate with the continuous strife for equality and fairness …

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MWESI Advocacy Day at the Capitol – Tuesday, Feb. 12

Join the MS Black Women’s Roundtable on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. as we celebrate the Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative Advocacy Day. We’ll have Advocacy Training/Orientation from 9-9:45 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. press conference. At 10:30 a.m., we invite you to visit with you lawmakers and share your …

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MBWR cosponsors free screening of movie “On the Basis of Sex”

Join the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable (MS-BWR) and Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI) on Tuesday, January 22 for a free reception and film screening of “On the Basis of Sex,” a narrative film highlighting the early career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   “On the Basis of Sex,” tells the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she …

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Today is the start of the 2019 Legislative Session

Today is the official start of the 2019 MS Legislative Session and the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable will be walking through the hallways, offices, and chambers of the MS State Capitol to advocate for women’s rights and centering women’s economic security.     More than ever, we need our network to stand with us as …

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MS-BWR coordinates phone banks/rides to the polls

The Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable (MS BWR) and Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative (MWESI) recently coordinated rides to the polls and hosted phone banking centers to reach non-frequent black women voters across the Mississippi Delta as well as the west, central and coastal part of the state.  The voter outreach effort was coordinated with churches …

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