It is with heartfelt sympathy that the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. respectfully expresses sincere condolences to the families of Heather Heyer, Trooper Berke M.M. Bates and Lt. H. Jay Cullen who all lost their lives in the recent open demonstration of hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia. We also continue to pray for the healing of all others who were injured during this tragic event.
The Coalition joins with like-minded organizations around this nation in a call for our country to unite and condemn all forms of racial bigotry, hatred and violence against all people! This is not a time to be silent but a time to give voice to a matter that has led to the continued disenfranchisment of people which has also allowed their right to vote to be taken away.
As a collective, people across this nation must come together regardless of our many differences and demand that the laws of these United States of America provide for every human being “liberty and justice for all”!
The mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is to advocate on behalf of Black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment. Founded in 1981, the Coalition is comprised of thousands of socially conscious women who represent 62 chapters in 27 states and the District of Columbia.