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Black Family Summit Participates in IBW’s Orientation & Education Retreat

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March 20-22, 2014 Sojourner-Douglass College, Baltimore Based on the intense interest in healing Black families and communities and the experience and skill of Participants at the Table, it was proposed that IBW explore the creation of Father or Family Healing Circles in a select number of cities as a cooperative effort between Black Family Summit Participants like Fathers, Inc., Mothers in Charge, Black Psychiatrists of America, Association of Black Psychologists,…

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Bro. Amiri Baraka Has Joined The Ancestors

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The Officers and Board of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) extends condolences to Sister Amina Baraka and family on the passing of Amira Baraka, a cultural and political icon who was a founder of the Black Arts and Culture movement, leading theoretician of liberation politics, fearless freedom fighter and one of the great thought and word givers of an era. He will be sorely missed but his…

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IBW Town Hall Meeting to Address State of Emergency in Black Philadelphia

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Eager to play a more active role in combating the multiple crises plaguing many inner-city neighborhoods, a committee comprised of representatives of African-centered Black professional organizations is convening a Town Hall Meeting, Friday, November 22, 7:00 – 9:30 P.M. at Resurrection Community Methodist Church, 6200 Dicks Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

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IBW Sends Strong Protest Letter to President of The Dominican Republic Expresses “Utter Indignation” at Country’s Ant-Haitian Ruling

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New York, Oct. 31–Dr. Ron Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) today sent a strong letter to President Danilo Medina Sanchez of the Dominican Republic condemning the recent ruling of the country’s constitutional court revoking citizenship to some 250,000 persons of Haitian descent born in the Dominican Republic.

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Institute of the Black World (IBW) Calls for Economic Sanctions Against Florida

Institute of the Black World (IBW) Calls for Economic Sanctions Against Florida

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    Institute of the Black World (IBW) Calls for Economic Sanctions Against Florida Group Seeks Justice in Memory of Trayvon Martin  For immediate release — Wed, July 17, 2013 (New York) — The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), a prominent human rights and racial justice organization, is calling today for the immediate formation of a “National Coalition of Conscience” to declare an economic boycott of Florida as…

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Institute of The Black World Condemns “Reactionary” Supreme Court Rulings

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The Supreme Court Decisions of the past two days severely narrowing the application of “race” in achieving “diversity” at colleges and universities and the gutting of Section 4 of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965 mark an intensification of the assault on the unfinished civil rights movement of the 60s under the guise of “race neutral” public policy. While there is no question that Blacks and other minorities have made significant…

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The War on the “War on Drugs” Day of Direct Action

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The War on the “War on Drugs” Day of Direct Action Monday June 17, 2013 –The Anniversary of the War on Drugs Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century Against the backdrop of what the Institute of the Black World 21st Century believes is a State of Emergency in urban inner-city neighborhoods (the “dark ghettos”), we gather today on the occasion of the April…

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