THIRTEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERS, REPRESENTING MORE THAN FIVE MILLION WOMEN IN THE U.S. AND GLOBALLY, PLEDGE SOCIAL CHANGE AND REFORM AMID NATIONWIDE UNREST
June 8, 2020
(Chicago, IL) - As leaders of African-American women’s organizations in America, we condemn in the strongest terms the senseless and unjustified killings of Black women, Black men, Black girls, and Black boys by police and vigilantes. We have organized knowing that we are stronger and more effective when we work together to raise our more than five (5) million collective voices and exert our collective power to address the unspeakable, horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Nina Pop and too many others – killings that have sparked a global movement for racial justice.
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