FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Person; Sheila E. Johnson 215 687 0525
New Leadership of the
National Congress of Black Women vs. Veronica Florence McPherson and Wachovia Bank S.C. #: 07-07-20-6336 H.D.:
Prior to a November 2006 organizational election three former officers of the Chapter without authorization of the membership and other seated officers, withdrew funds and closed the organization’s account. Based on testimony and evidence presented at a hearing held
The National Congress of Black Women formerly, the National Political Congress of Black Women was founded 23 years ago by the Honorable Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and Dr. C. Delores Tucker, two of the most dynamic and visionary African American women of the 20th Century. Onah C. Weldon served as the Philadelphia Chair for over twenty years. Upon her passing she was succeeded by the then First Vice-Chair, Tahiya McCoy Nyahuma.
In light of the November 2006 election recognition by the organizations National body and the judges decision, Jacqui De Shields has the distinct honor and charge of continuing this historical legacy of outstanding leadership by serving as Chair of the esteemed only Philadelphia Flagship Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc. Members across the city are excited by her leadership and pleased with the judges ruling.
Do not be confused when you see or hear Onah C. Weldon, Dr. C. DeLores Tucker’s name used by any other organization just be assured they are not in any way connected to the Philadelphia Congress of the National Congress of Black Women.