Black women

Report details gender disparities in Mississippi

(Jackson, MS) – The MS Black Women’s Roundtable (MS-BWR) and the National Women’s Law Center released a joint report today detailing how Mississippi’s women and girls – especially Black women and girls – struggle to earn fair wages, lack access to adequate healthcare, and struggle to obtain affordable and high-quality child care. Despite women serving as the …

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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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