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Speaking Truth to Power

We had a successful press conference during Texas Legislative Black Caucus Summit at the State Capitol on Feb. 25. We were happy to see fellow BMCC members show up and support us as we highlighted the Black maternal health crisis and the solutions. From all of us at the BMCC, we would like to thank Rep. Sheryl Cole for speaking and sharing her experience and her commitment to policies that protect the lives of Black mothers in Texas. Here’s an article that ran in The Austin Chronicle. And here’s a story that ran on KXAN that same day.


PUBLISHED: March 12, 2019
Show up for Black Mothers

“...because inequity should not be ignored simply because we can’t ‘see’ it. What happens to Black women happens to us all, and I am committed to creating a world for Black families to thrive.”

- Amanda Alton-Pouncy