They comprise the majority of the African-American community. They’re the backbone of our community; our care givers; the nurturers of our children. They are the women of our African-American community.
This Friday, in a special Afternoons with Amos, we explore the status of African-American women in Indianapolis. A panel of Black women, a cross section of generations and perspectives will gather live at Emmaus Christian Church in Lafayette Square to discuss the issues, problems, opportunities, challenges facing African-American women in Indianapolis.
Panelists Include: A’Lelia Bundles – Indy Native, Granddaughter of Madame CJ Walker, Walker Center Board Member; Cordelia Lewis Burks – AFSCME, Vice-Chair Indiana Democratic Party; Carlette Duffy – Southeast Community Services; Lady Nicole Green – First Lady, Emmaus Christian Church; Maggie Lewis – President, Indianapolis City-County Council; Camishe Nunley – Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Trauma Specialist in private practice; Debra Oatts – Owner, Nubian Transportation Management; Lisa Patton – Associate Director, Fundraising/Special Events, American Diabetes Association/Indiana; Tammy Butler Robinson – Engaging Solutions; Lori Wright – Partner – Wright Business Solutions Group.
Please spread the word to have your friends, relatives, every woman (and man) you know to tune into a very special Afternoons with Amos. This Friday, March 2nd, LIVE 1pm-3pm
And for background information, here’s some recent stories from The Washington Post about how Black women in America view themselves.