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MS-BWR to support National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day with week of activities

The Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable will host several activities this week in honor of National Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which is Thursday, Aug. 13. Along with an evening Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 12, MS-BWR also is hosting a virtual Coffee Con and midday Social Media storm on Thursday and an online documentary film …

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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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