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Danny Glover in Sorry to Bother You, produced by Annapurna Pictures. , Vulture

Danny Glover on New Film “Sorry to Bother You” and the Myth of Postracial America

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What Danny Glover wants that “White voice” to tell us and how we’ve gotten the American Dream so wrong. Zenobia Jeffries, YES! — Boots Riley’s debut film, Sorry to Bother You, offers a renewed sense of urgency in how we respond to the racist and capitalist divides that impact us all. Satirical, dystopian, part sci-fi. Emotionally and intellectually, it’s everything we didn’t know we needed. Cassius “Cash” Green represents many unemployed young Black males…

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Glover, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, met with Lula in March to express solidarity and support for his presidential candidacy.

Actor Danny Glover Joins Free Lula Occupiers in Brazil

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By Telesurtv.net — On Monday, Glover had breakfast with the family of Marielle Franco, the city-council member and LGBT activist murdered in Rio de Janeiro. During a trip to Brazil to show solidarity with popular movements and leaders, actor Danny Glover arrived in Curitiba where former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is currently imprisoned to join occupier protesters at the Free Lula Vigil. The trip comes after the actor, famous for his roles in films like ‘Lethal Weapon’ and for…

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IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Press Releases / Statements
Media Release — April 10, 2018 IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America Economic Summit Supports Newark, NJ as a ‘Model City’   Coming out of its recent successful Marshall Plan Symposium, Economic Summit and National Town Hall Meeting, April 3-4 in Newark, NJ, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) is calling for a bold and innovative “21st Century Marshall Plan” to rebuild urban...
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National Town Hall Meeting focused on Newark as Model City (Full Video)

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Video/Audio

Newark As Model City Initiative — Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) convened a National Town Hall dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Journey for Economic Justice. The focus was on Newark as Model City. Host, Mayor Ras Baraka. Keynote Speaker, Danny Glover. The Program Prelude Excerpts from Dr. King’s Mountaintop Speech Welcome Carmelo Garcia, Acting Deputy Mayor/Director,…

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February 15, 2018 — International Decade for People of African Descent Hill Briefing 

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February 15, 2018 — International Decade for People of African Descent Hill Briefing. Capitol Hill Briefing on H. Res 713. Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) hosts a briefing on H. Res 713 to designate January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2024, as the “International Decade for People of African Descent.” To engage governments & societies across the globe join together with people of African descent to promote respect,…

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Descendants of slaves sold to benefit Georgetown University demand more from school

By Reparations, Video/Audio

In this video, actor Danny Glover calls on Georgetown University to do more for the descendants of 272 slaves sold in 1838 to pay a debt. GU272 Isaac Hawkins Legacy is the voice of two hundred of the direct descendants of Isaac Hawkins, one of the 272 black people who were enslaved and sold by Maryland Jesuits in 1838 to rescue fledgling Georgetown College from financial ruin.

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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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