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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.

Washington Post Story on Black Women in America

Washington Post Survey Of Black Women

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