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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)

Status of Drug Policy Reform in the Era of Trump — November 13th Edition of Vantage Point Radio

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio, War on the “War on Drugs” Posts

Topics: Reflections on the Drug Policy Alliance International Conference and the Status of Drug Policy Reform in the Era of Trump. Guests: Ethan Nadelmann, Co-Founder and Former Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance, New York, NY, Rev. Kenny Glasgow, National President/Founder, The Ordinary Peoples Society (TOPS), Dothan, Alabama, Susan Burton, Acclaimed Author and President/Founder of A New Way of Life, Los Angeles, CA, Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance, New York, NY

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NAARC's New Orleans Area/Regional Reparations Events November 30th - December 2nd 2017

Reparations: An issue Whose Time Has Come. NAARC’s New Orleans Area/Regional Hearing and Town Hall Meeting.

By Events, NAARC Posts

Reparations: An issue Whose Time Has Come. National African American Reparations Commission’s New Orleans Area/Regional Hearing and Town Hall Meeting. Topics: A Preliminary 10 Point Reparations Program and HR-40 The Congressional Bill to Study Reparations Proposals. Special Guest: Danny Glover, Actor. Activist, Mirielle Fanon Mendes-France, President, Franz Fanon Foundation, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Chairman, CARICOM Reparations Commission, Congressman John Conyers, Dean of Congressional Black Caucus, Sponsor of HR-40 and Members of the National African American Reparations Commission. Locations TBA. Further Information: naarc.nola@gmail.com
or 888.774.2921

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Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

IBW & NAARC’s Presence at the 47th Annual Legislative Caucus of the Congressional Black Caucus

By NAARC Posts, News & Current Affairs, Press Releases / Statements

47th Annual Legislative Caucus of the Congressional Black Caucus, September 20 – September 23, 2017, Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Valuing Black Lives Summit   Friday, September 22, 9AM to 5PM The Why and How of Emotional Reparations: defining “emotional reparations” as the concrete steps necessary to heal the emotional and psychological trauma caused by white supremacy and the anti-African narrative, as well as the reparations needed…

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Pan African Unity Dialogue to Launch STOP MUSEVENI CAMPAIGN

Pan African Unity Dialogue to Launch STOP MUSEVENI CAMPAIGN

By PAUD Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Press Advisory For Immediate Release September 18, 2017 Pan African Unity Dialogue to Launch STOP MUSEVENI CAMPAIGN PDF version available by clicking here.   What: Press Conference When: September 19, 2017 Time: 12:30 PM Sharp Where: Dag Hammarskjold Park. East 47 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, Manhattan   Principal Speakers: Milton Allimadi, Publisher/CEO, Black Star News Kambale Musavuli, National Spokesperson, Friends of the Congo Imam Talib Abur-Rashid, Mosque of Islamic…

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Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21)

It’s Nation Time Again – Progress Report on State of Black World Conference IV

By Press Releases / Statements, SOBWC Posts

Dear Friends in the Struggle: State of the Black World Conference IV (SOBWC IV), November 16-20, 2016, was one of the great gatherings of people of African descent, Black people, in recent history. People are still buzzing about the richness of the interaction and networking, the powerful information and spirit of unity/togetherness that was experienced. Equally important, the Declaration of Intent and Call to Action from the Conference laid out…

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Jeff Sessions is leading America back into Reefer Madness

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

By Jamie Peck / The Guardian Once upon a time, the 1936 film ‘Reefer Madness’ attempted to spread sensationalistic messages about marijuana to youths across the land. Just one toke, the film admonished, and you could be setting off down the primrose path to murder, hallucinations, rape, suicide, and yes, the titular madness. Yikes! Luckily for fans of the plant, we now know the worst effects of marijuana are smoker’s…

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Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Press Release: IBW To Review President Trump’s First 100 Days Panel of Experts to Assess Impact on Black America

By Press Releases / Statements, SCPAC Posts

Press Release/Press Availability PDF available here The Institute of the Black World 21ST Century (IBW) will convene a National Town Hall Meeting to evaluate the impact on Black America of the Cabinet appointments, the Supreme Court appointment, Executive Orders and Legislative/Policy initiatives advanced by President Trump in the first 100 days of his administration.  The event is scheduled for Friday, April 28, 7:00 – 9:30 PM in the Frederick Douglass…

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