The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Conference is being streamed live

The Black Women's Roundtable 2018 Public Policy Forum, in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and ESSENCE Magazine, focused on the role, power & influence of Black women's leadership, philanthropy and vote to drive political, economic and social change on a local, state, national and international level.

The session shared the results of political poll conducted among 500 Essence readers, featured remarks from Congresswoman Sheila Lee and more.

Video and transcription notes inside.

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Eyewitness to the Desolation of ‘Black Wall Street

“American history is full of stories of black people doing precisely what America says it wants of its citizens — being creative, enterprising and industrious, being self-respecting and self-sufficient — only to have white people destroy what they’ve built, impede their progress and erase their wealth. And those are not far-off stories: Those are also the stories of the living.”

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