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…
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…
New York, NY, January 15, 2013 – At the invitation of the Honorable Pedro Pires, former President of Cape Verde, West Africa, Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, will speak at an international conference dedicated to the memory of the late Amilcar Cabral. Mr. Cabral gained stature as a leading theoretician and practitioner of anti-colonial revolution during the struggle to liberate Guinea –Bissau…
As January 1, 2013, approaches, Blacks in New York, New Jersey, and across the region are gearing up for various celebrations and commemorations in light of the 150-year anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln.
January 12, 2013 will mark the third anniversary of the disastrous earthquake which devastated major sections of Haiti, killing an estimated 200,000 people, maiming thousands more and dramatically increasing the number of orphans in a nation where millions of children suffer from the ravages of poverty.
Hands off Ambassador Susan Rice: Hypocrites Have No Right to Speak New York – Fresh off a highly successful State of the Black World Conference III at Howard University in Washington, D.C. where hundreds of Black leaders, organizers and activists gathered to discuss a blueprint for action after the re-election of President Barack Obama — the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) has launched an online campaign to…
Friday, May 18th at Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) convened a Town Hall Meeting on the “War on Drugs” and its devastating impact on Black communities. Nationally syndicated talk show host Warren Ballentine, Keynote Presenter for the event, told an attentive audience that “it’s time to consider legalization to take the profit out of the drug traffic and stop the violence and killing in our communities.”
A large audience packed the lower auditorium of the historic Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in downtown Washington, D.C. Thursday, May 3rd for a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the War on Drugs and other criminal justice policies a growing number of leaders feel have had destructive effects on Black families and communities. Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, President, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, set the tone by lamenting the growth of the prison-jail industrial complex as a result of criminal justice policies which target Black communities.
Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the New York based Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), announced today that the organization is intensifying its efforts to end what he describes as a “racially- biased” War on Drugs by holding Town Hall Meetings in Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, PA and Baltimore, MD in the next few weeks. President Richard M. Nixon launched the War on Drugs 41 years ago to halt the trafficking of illegal drugs in the U.S.
Haiti Pilgrimage Delegation
January 17 – 21, 2012
Two years after the earthquake which devastated the world’s first Black Republic,
the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led a diverse delegation of thirty-eight(38) business,
faith, labor, civil rights/human rights leaders, journalists and educators to Haiti