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Here you will find IBW21 initiative news, announcements, articles, media and document posts. Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21)

Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Vantage Point: Declaring War on the “War on Drugs”

By Commentaries/Opinions, Vantage Point Articles, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

Declaring War on the “War on Drugs” Creating Just and Humane Alternatives to a Failed Strategy Some time ago I wrote an article entitled — Black America: A State of Emergency Without Urgency. I suggested that millions of Black people are imprisoned in America´s “dark ghettos,” “catching more hell” than ever before as Malcolm X would put it.  There has been a deafening silence in the media and an amazing…

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Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs”

By Press Releases / Statements, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

June 12, 2011 Press Release Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs” Drug Policy Analysts and Advocates to Focus on Devastating Impact on Black Communities Rev. Jesse L. Jackson to Keynote Forum on Alternatives to a Failed Strategy  For Immediate Release Under the leadership of Dr. Ron Daniels, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century(IBW) is mounting an initiative to galvanize support  to end…

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Communiqué

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts

October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th. The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people. A year ago there were clear indicators that after a period of political stability, relative security and greater transparency and accountability by the government, conditions were ripe for modest economic growth and new levels of international investment. There was optimism in the air.

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Communiqué

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

Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010 Prepared by Dr. Ron Daniels   October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th.  The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people.  A year ago there were clear indicators that…

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SCPAC President Obama´s 2011 State of the Union Address

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The Shirley Chisholm Presidential Accountability Commission Assessment of President Barack Obama´s 2011 State of the Union Address Preface The principal mission of the Shirley Chisholm Presidential Accountability Commission is to continuously monitor and evaluate the policy priorities and legislative proposals of presidential administrations in relationship to the needs, issues, vital interests  and aspirations of people of African descent in the U.S. and globally.  Drawing from policy priorities of various constituencies,…

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Black Leadership Dialogue

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts

IBW/Black Family Summit National Black Leadership Dialogue In conjunction with the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM AT THE HOUSE OF PRAYER 601 M STREET, NORTHWEST, WASHINGTON, DC Convener: Mr. Leonard G. Dunston, President Emeritus, National Association of Black Social Workers  PURPOSE of SESSION Since its inception in 2005, under the leadership of Leonard Dunston, President Emeritus, National Association of Black Social…

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Report Card on President Obama: Year Two – Policy and Legislative Impacts on the Black Community

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The Shirley Chisholm Presidential Accountability Commission The Institute of the Black World 21st Century SUMMARY: Report Card on President Obama: Year Two – Policy and Legislative Impacts on the Black Community Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference Saturday, September 19th 2010 BACKGROUND As the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) was mobilizing/organizing the State of the Black World Conference convened in…

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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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