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June 19, 2020 - MS-BWR Stands in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

June 10, 2020 - Action Alert - Change the MS State Flag

May 28, 2020 - Reminder on Upcoming Coffee Con

May 26, 2020 - Join Us for the Next Coffee Con

May 14, 2020 - Join us for today's Coffee Con

May 7, 2020 - Reminder of Teletown Hall - Tonight

May 6, 2020 - Here's What MS-BWR has Coming Up 

April 24, 2020 - Health Over Profits

April 5, 2020 - Join Us for a Cares Act Virtual Session

April 1, 2020 - Equal Pay Week of Action


In the Press 


2020

June 15 - (Jackson Free Press) - Women's Foundation COVID grants

May 12, 2020 - (The Grio) Run Sisters Run, Calling on America's Sheroes

May 4, 2020 - (Mississippi Today) - Inside the ‘people’s caucus’ that inspired the Jackson mayor’s Bernie Sanders endorsement

April 21, 2020 - (Mississippi Today) As COVID-19 rips through Black communities, leaders demand inclusion in responses

Feb. 26, 2020 - (Y'all Politics) - Group rallies at the capitol in response to DHS TANF scandal and legislative measures on public health benefits

Feb. 13, 2020 - (Jackson Free Press) OPINION: Black Mothers Harmed Most by Withheld, Missing TANF Funds

 

2019

August 26, 2019 – (Jackson Free Press) Under Reeves, MS Now the Last State With No Equal-Pay Law

Aug. 22, 2019 – WXXV MS Gulf Coast – 2019 Coffee Con (Gulfport)

Jun 13, 2019 – Jackson Free Press –Jackson Marks Mom’s Equal Pay Day: ‘We Are Worth Equal Pay’

April 2, 2019 WLBT Mississippi women are fighting to close the wage gap

April 2, 1029 – WJTV Advocates say gender pay gap in Mississippi is the biggest in the US

Feb. 12, 2019 The Clarion Ledger – Women rally at Capitol to close gender pay gap, paid leave, other issues

Apr 23, 2019- Mississippi Today- Rep. Angela Cockerham: ‘My hat’s off to the women who go out every …

April 3, 2019 WLBT – http://www.wlbt.com/2019/04/03/mississippi-women-are-fighting-close-wage-gap/

April 2, 2019 –The Clarion Ledger  https://www.clarionledger.com/story/opinion/columnists/2019/04/02/stand-with-us-today-equal-pay-day-women-deserve-mississippi/3341214002/

April 1, 2019 –WLBT –  http://www.wlbt.com/2019/04/02/officials-hit-capitol-city-discuss-big-changes-coming-census/

April 2, 2019 – WJTV – https://www.wjtv.com/news/local-news/advocates-say-gender-pay-gap-in-mississippi-is-the-biggest-in-the-us/1895090950

Feb. 12, 2019 –The Clarion Ledger  https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/2019/02/12/msleg-women-rally-equal-pay-paid-leave-mississippi/2846580002/

Feb. 12, 2019 – WLBT – http://www.wlbt.com/2019/02/13/womens-groups-return-capitol-petitioning-equal-pay/

Feb. 12, 2019 – The Clarion Ledger https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2019/02/12/cl-now-huge-conspiracy-women-rally-capitol-vet-sought-child-rape/2850881002/

2018

Nov. 23, 2018 – US News https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/mississippi/articles/2018-11-23/democrats-path-to-victory-in-mississippi-black-turnout

Nov. 23, 2018 – Columbian News https://www.columbian.com/news/2018/nov/23/democrats-path-to-victory-in-mississippi-black-turnout/

Nov. 20, 2018 –Yahoo News https://news.yahoo.com/mississippi-senate-race-hanging-remark-spurs-democrats-110332120.html

Nov. 16, 2018 –The Daily Beast https://www.thedailybeast.com/mississippis-gop-senator-is-tripping-all-over-herself-and-dems-are-starting-to-see-an-opportunity

Nov. 5, 2018 – Jackson Free Press http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2018/nov/05/tougaloo-rally-reminds-students-black-voters-matte/

Oct. 8, 2018 The Clarion Ledger– https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/10/04/mississippi-congressional-candidates-equal-pay-sexual-harassment/1414190002/

Sept. 17, 2018 –AJC.com  https://www.ajc.com/news/state–regional-govt–politics/podcast-gop-women-trump-era-black-women-and-the-governor-election/uSVpwenFUZexFlUxa6Mz7I/

Sept. 13, 2018 –The Clarion Ledger https://www.clarionledger.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.clarionledger.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2F2018%2F09%2F13%2Fblack-female-organizers-hope-reshape-trump-era-politics%2F1225287002%2F

Sept. 11, 2018 – The GRIO https://thegrio.com/2018/09/11/heres-what-to-expect-at-the-2018-congressional-black-caucus-conference-this-week-in-dc/

Sept. 7, 2018 –Philly Tribune  https://www.phillytrib.com/news/how-black-women-are-organizing-to-energize-voters/article_cb9337df-aade-5633-9deb-15fba89dd45e.html

Sept. 6, 2018 – U.S. News https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2018-09-07/how-black-women-are-organizing-to-energize-voters-this-fall

August 8, 2018 – MPB Online http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/mississippiedition/mississippi-edition-wednesday-august-8th/

July 4, 2018 – Eurweb.com https://eurweb.com/2018/07/black-women-send-letter-to-chuck-schumer-and-nancy-pelosi-in-support-of-maxine-waters/

May 8, 2018 –MPB Online  http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/mississippiedition/mississippi-edition-tuesday-may-8th/

Feb. 22, 2018 –Jackson Free Press  http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2018/feb/22/equal-pay-amendment-harmful-mississippi-workers-ad/