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Strategic SisterhoodThe National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle$
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Rebecca Tuuri

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469638904

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

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(p.203) Conclusion
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Strategic Sisterhood
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Rebecca Tuuri

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0010

This conclusion offers a brief overview of the National Council of Negro women (NCNW) from 1980 to the present, looking especially at its changes during the Regan era. After Ronald Regan's election, the NCNW lost a significant proportion of its federal grant funding. NCNW then began to build connections with private businesses through its network of professional black women. One example of this was that in 1986 the NCNW created the Black Family Reunion with significant support from Procter and Gamble. As government funding dried up, NCNW turned inward and began to focus again on broadening opportunities for professional and elite women. Today, NCNW continues to ensure that black women be given educational, political, and economic opportunities and serve in leadership positions in mainstream America.

Keywords:   National Council of Negro Women, NCNW, NCNW Headquarters, Dorothy Height, Black Family Reunion, The Vanishing Black Family, Procter and Gamble, Reagan era

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