Initiative Posts

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

Newark As Model City Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

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

April 2nd Edition of Vantage Point Topic Newark As Model City — Dedicated to the Memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Guests Carmelo G. Garcia, Acting Deputy Mayor, Director, Economic/Housing Development, Newark, NJ Dr. Mtangulizi Sanyika,Community Economic Development Pioneer, Senior Planner, International Development Consultant, Retired Professor, Houston, TX Michael Grant, Regional President, United Security Financial Mortgage, Inc., Immediate Past President, National Bankers Association, Nashville, TN Larry Hamm, Chairman,…

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Pan-African Unity Dialogue in Solidarity with the People of Barbuda Efforts Underway to Prevent a “Land Grab” by Actor Robert DeNiro

Pan-African Unity Dialogue in Solidarity with the People of Barbuda #ShameOnYouDeNiro

By PAUD Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Pan-African Unity Dialogue in Solidarity with the People of Barbuda Efforts Underway to Prevent a “Land Grab” by Actor Robert DeNiro March 16, 2018, Media Release — PDF version here. The Pan-African Unity Dialogue (PAUD), a regular forum of African diaspora organizations in the New York metro area, is expressing support and solidarity with the people of Barbuda as they struggle against a land grab being orchestrated by movie actor…

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IBW21 Black Family Summit Member Organization: Black Administrators in Child Welfare

Gun Violence and Saving Black Children

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts, Commentaries/Opinions

By Sharon L. McDaniel and Leonard Burton, Black Administrators in Child Welfare (BACW The Beacon) — It’s happened again—another mass school shooting in America. The images of horror-struck teens at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. continue to grip our thoughts, weeks after the Valentine’s Day murders. And the toll: 17 killed, 15 wounded and thousands emotionally scarred, lingers like a bad taste in our mouths. Another group of…

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HR 40 Primer — Seize The Time!

By NAARC Posts, Reparations

By N’COBRA — The HR 40 Primer was produced by the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA) with information, assistance, and inspiration of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), #40 Acres and More Reparations Strategy Group, and the Black Is Back Coalition (BIBC) for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations. Contents Seize The Time! A New HR 40 Rationale for Revising HR 40 What is New With HR 40…

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Spoken Word by Michael Quess Moore at NAARC’s Benefit Reception, New Orleans

By Events, NAARC Posts, Reparations, Video/Audio

Michael “Quess” Moore’s spoken word performance at the National African American Reparations Commission’s (NAARC) Benefit Reception held at Southern State University at New Orleans on Thursday, November, 30 2017.

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Communiqué: The New Orleans Reparations Gathering

By Events, NAARC Posts, Press Releases / Statements, Reparations

November 30 – December 2, 2017, the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) convened a major Reparations Gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. A primary goal of the Gathering was to continue the process of creating greater public awareness about NAARC’s Preliminary 10 Point Program for Reparations for African Americans and to receive input, suggestions, recommendations on the Program from constituents from the area/region…

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Reparations — Reparatory Justice

New Orleans Reparations Gathering A Success — We Still Need Your Financial Support

By NAARC Posts

The National African American Reparations Commission, which is an Initiative of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, has just completed a spectacularly successful Reparations Gathering in New Orleans. An overflow audience of more than 350 people packed the Southern University at New Orleans Conference Center for a spirited, informative and inspirational Benefit Fundraising Reception. The event was absolutely amazing. In addition…

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Actor Danny Glover advocates for reparations at N.O. benefit

Actor Danny Glover advocates for reparations at N.O. benefit

By NAARC Posts, News & Current Affairs, Reparations

By Kynedi Grier, Louisiana Weekly — Reparations? Yes. When? Now. This was the rallying cry when the National African American Reparations Commission convened in New Orleans for a benefit reception on Nov. 30, 2017. The commission arrived in the Crescent City with actor, humanitarian, and activist Danny Glover as its keynote speaker, alongside local activists and cultural ambassadors to discuss how reparations can uplift the Black community. “We have to…

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