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Town Hall Meeting on War on Drugs Attracts Packed House

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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.

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Press Release: IBW Intensifies Attack on “War on Drugs”

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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.

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Haiti Support Project Leads “Pilgrimage” Delegation to Haiti

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January 17-21, 2012 (two years after the devastating earthquake) the Haiti Support Project (HSP) will lead a delegation of thirty-seven (38) African Americans and Haitian Americans to Haiti to assess the progress of the recovery/reconstruction and explore ways to engage people of African descent from the U.S. in the process of building the new Haiti.

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Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs”

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June 12, 2011 Press Release Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs” Drug Policy Analysts and Advocates to Focus on Devastating Impact on Black Communities Rev. Jesse L. Jackson to Keynote Forum on Alternatives to a Failed Strategy  For Immediate Release Under the leadership of Dr. Ron Daniels, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century(IBW) is mounting an initiative to galvanize support  to end…

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By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010 Prepared by Dr. Ron Daniels   October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th.  The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people.  A year ago there were clear indicators that…

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Diaspora Conference Statement

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Statement of Dr. Ron Daniels, Founder of the Haiti Support Project On the Occasion of the Welcoming Reception of the Diaspora Reconnection Forum July 12, 2006, Port Au Prince, Haiti  To Serge Parisien, our Coordinator and Dumarais Simeus, the  Chairman, Honorable Rene Preval, President of the Republic, Members of Government, Ambassador Janet Sanderson, Ambassador Claude Boucher, Ambassador Christian Connan, other members of the diplomatic corp, sisters, brothers and friends, the…

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Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

The Haiti Support Project Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010  Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Founder, Haiti Support Project October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) will lead its third Delegation to Haiti since the disastrous earthquake. This reflects our ongoing commitment to stand with our Haitian sisters and brothers in this hour of grave national crisis. Indeed, HSP is no…

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Pilgrimmage III Press Release

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

 Juneteenth, 2009  Tour of the Citadel to Highlight Visit Haiti Support Project Announces Third Pilgrimage to Haiti New York — Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) and Founder of the Haiti Support Project (HSP), announced today that plans are in full gear for the Third Pilgrimage to Haiti to promote cultural-historical tourism and economic/business investment in the first Black Republic in this…

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