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ABout black womxn united

(her)story of bwu

Black Womxn United started in 2017 by three courageous black women: Imani Mitchell, Autumn Asters, and Elika Bernard.  From that first meeting held we created the first-ever black womxn’s march. And from that conceptual idea came Black Womxn United. Because of the massive response of need, it became more than we could have ever imagined. We are so glad we stood our ground on centering Black womxn. Since then, BWU has reached hundreds of thousands and lifted up the voices of Black womxn around the globe.


After a month of quick planning and hard work, they created an unprecedented event -- 

the first Black Womxn's March in Sacramento, California.

mission statement

Black Womxn United is a non-profit and community-based organization from Sacramento, California, who is dedicated to the education, empowerment, and advancement of All Black womxn and girls.

our objectives

We seek to serve, empower, and advocate
for Black womxn and girls.​We aim to provide safe and welcoming spaces for
 all Black womxn and girls, regardless of background, religion, class, gender, or sexuality.

To build a network of Black womxn and girls, promote sisterhood,
and foster growth within the black community.

We will facilitate dialogue and work towards effective and strategic
methods to eradicate anti-Blackness imposed on Black womxn
and girls.

VIsion

We envision a community where ALL Black womxn and girls are equipped to lead and have equity in well-being, education and economic empowerment

Values

Equity 

Integrity

Excellence 

Collaboration

Accountability