Featured Topics: The Amazing National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College; Another Report on the Newark As Model City Initiative; Report Back From Afro-Descendant Conference in Venezuela. Guests: Dr. Brenda Greene, Executive Director, Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers College/CUNY, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Charlene Sinclair, Director for Reinvestment, Center for Community Change, Washington, DC; Yvette Modestin, Founder/ Executive Director, Encuentro Diaspora, Boston, MA
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,…
Press Release Updated — To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th Anniversary of his martyrdom and to commemorate his famous “Mountaintop Speech,” the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) will convene a Town Hall meeting in Newark, NJ on April 3 at the historic Robert Treat Hotel.
4/3/18, Newark, NJ — A National Town Hall Meeting Focusing on Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s Quest to Make Newark A Model City. Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Mountaintop Speech. Keynote Speaker, Danny Glover, Convened by IBW21, Hosted by Mayor Ras J. Baraka.