Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

The “Declining Significance” of Black History

By Commentaries/Opinions, Vantage Point Articles

In the middle of this year´s Black History Month I was momentarily overcome by a weird feeling. There was a kind of ho hum, mundane, routine, business as usual atmosphere about this year´s commemoration with little passion or intensity. Maybe it was just me, but I had a sense that Black History Month was/is straying from Carter G. Woodson´s original mission of utilizing history as an instrument of restoration and…

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Diaspora Conference Statement

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Statement of Dr. Ron Daniels, Founder of the Haiti Support Project On the Occasion of the Welcoming Reception of the Diaspora Reconnection Forum July 12, 2006, Port Au Prince, Haiti  To Serge Parisien, our Coordinator and Dumarais Simeus, the  Chairman, Honorable Rene Preval, President of the Republic, Members of Government, Ambassador Janet Sanderson, Ambassador Claude Boucher, Ambassador Christian Connan, other members of the diplomatic corp, sisters, brothers and friends, the…

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Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

The Haiti Support Project Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010  Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Founder, Haiti Support Project October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) will lead its third Delegation to Haiti since the disastrous earthquake. This reflects our ongoing commitment to stand with our Haitian sisters and brothers in this hour of grave national crisis. Indeed, HSP is no…

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Pilgrimmage III Press Release

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

 Juneteenth, 2009  Tour of the Citadel to Highlight Visit Haiti Support Project Announces Third Pilgrimage to Haiti New York — Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) and Founder of the Haiti Support Project (HSP), announced today that plans are in full gear for the Third Pilgrimage to Haiti to promote cultural-historical tourism and economic/business investment in the first Black Republic in this…

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Pilgrimage III Advisory #2

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Congressman Meeks to Join Pilgrimage to Citadel in Haiti Group Pushes Cultural Historical Tourism to Promote Development – Press Advisory – October 7, New York – The Haiti Support Project (HSP), under the leadership of Dr. Ron Daniels, is slated to embark on the Third Pilgrimage to Haiti October 8-12, to visit the magnificent Citadel and other important cultural-historical sites. This year´s delegation of forty-three participants largely consists of educators,…

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Global Plan Required to Rebuild Haiti

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

 Global Marshall Plan Required to Rebuild Haiti Haiti Support Project Institutes Haiti Relief Fund to Respond Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and Founder of the Haiti Support Project The 7.0 earthquake which struck Haiti January 12th was one of the most catastrophic disasters ever experienced in the Caribbean region. Much of the Capital city of Port Au Prince is in…

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Post Haiti Crisis

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

The Haiti Support Project´s Position on the Continuing Crisis In Haiti The Haiti Support Project (HSP) has consistently maintained that the U.S. orchestrated ouster of Jean Bertrand Aristide, the first democratically elected President in Haiti´s history, and the subsequent disruption of constitutional rule was morally and politically wrong and destructive of the process of building a culture of democracy. Under growing pressure at home and within the international community, President…

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