Initiative Posts

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

FreeHer National Conference

FreeHer National Conference – Request for Proposals Deadline Extended to 8/15

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts

Flyer below The mission of the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls (National Council) is to end the incarceration of women and girls. We do this by providing a membership platform of technical support, complex coalition building, and comprehensive resources that assist local initiatives to organize toward our shared goal of shifting from a criminal legal system to one based on human justice. Through the work…

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IBW Black Family Summit

IBW Black Family Summit (BFS) Education, Orientation, Advocacy Retreat

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts

Baltimore, MD, May 2-3, 2018 — Members of IBW’s Black Family Summit (BFS) and Justice Collaborative met for a two day Education, Orientation, Advocacy Retreat at the National Office of Institute of the Black World 21st Century. Retreat Synopsis The 2-day Retreat began on Wednesday afternoon, May 2nd at the Institute of the Black World 21st Century National Office in Baltimore Maryland. We began with a Pre-Retreat Meeting lead by Baba Leonard…

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Reparations — Reparatory Justice

Reparations Action Plan for Activists, Organizations, and Governments

By NAARC Posts, Reparations

David Comissiong, July 2018 — 1. Acquire and inculcate in ourselves, our people, our institutions, and our Governments a deep knowledge of our history. 2. Formulate the demand for Reparations as a demand for a fundamental transformation of the currently existing inequitable and exploitative economic and power relations that exist in our domestic societies and in the international arena, and for the creation of the “Just Society” : and apply…

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052218 Press Release — IBW Supports “Reparatory Justice” for Drug War Calls for Community Dialogue with Faith Leaders on the Issue

IBW Supports “Reparatory Justice” for Drug War

By News & Current Affairs, Press Releases / Statements, Reparations, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

New York, May 21 — The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) announced today that the organization supports initiatives in New York and around the country that seek to repair the devastating damages done to Black communities by the War on Drugs and racially biased criminal justice policies. As the struggle for drug and criminal justice policy reform intensifies in New York City and NY State among policy advocates…

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Patricia Newton

Black Psychiatrists, Patients Share History of Trauma

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts, News & Current Affairs

In accepting the 2018 Solomon Carter Fuller Award, Patricia Newton, M.D., M.A., M.P.H., noted that many of the same challenges that Fuller faced a century ago are still present for African-American psychiatrists and patients. Fuller is celebrated as the first African-American psychiatrist. He worked closely with Alois Alzheimer and Emil Kraepelin in Germany, and he lectured at the Clark University conference in 1909 when Sigmund Freud made his only U.S.…

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National Town Hall Meeting focused on Newark as Model City (Full Video)

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Video/Audio

Newark As Model City Initiative — Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) convened a National Town Hall dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Journey for Economic Justice. The focus was on Newark as Model City. Host, Mayor Ras Baraka. Keynote Speaker, Danny Glover. The Program Prelude Excerpts from Dr. King’s Mountaintop Speech Welcome Carmelo Garcia, Acting Deputy Mayor/Director,…

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Remembering King: Report Back from Newark and Memphis — Dr. Ron Daniels

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

April 9th Edition of Vantage Point Topic Remembering King: Report Back from Newark and Memphis Guests Dr. Michael Roberts, Chairman/CEO, The Roberts Companies, St. Louis, MO Willie Barney, President/Facilitator, African American Empowerment Network, Omaha, NE Mark Thompson, Host, Make It Plain, SIRIUSXM Radio, New York, NY Ways to listen Vantage Point Radio with Dr. Ron Daniels, AKA “The Professor” — Monday’s 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Live (Radio) — WBAI, 99.5FM,…

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