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Pioneering psychiatrist, Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross, passes at 80

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Pioneering psychiatrist, Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross, passes at 80 By Herb Boyd There’s a photo of Wayne State University’s College of Medicine graduating class in Detroit in 1959. Of the 66 graduates, … Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (top) and American soprano singer Leontyne Price (bottom) One of her major concerns was about the mental health of people in custody and how to improve their contact with relatives and…

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IBW Hosts Pan-African Unity Dialogue in New York

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Seven years ago the Institute of the Black World 21st Century launched its first Annual Marcus Garvey Commemorative Meeting and Pan-African Unity Dialogue (PAUD). Last Saturday morning at Local 1199 SEIU more than fifty invitees assembled to pay tribute to what would have been Garvey’s 127th birthday and also to continue the IBW’s mission to bring together individuals representing various Black world diaspora communities for the purpose of dialogue and coordinated actions.

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Bird Lives!!

By Commentaries/Opinions, Editors' Choice

By Herb Boyd
Special to IBW

Bird watchers, not those ornithologists armed with binoculars looking for the latest rare specimen on wing, but jazz lovers eagerly awaiting the arrival of Stanley Crouch’s study of Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, the wingless immortal, can now exhale.

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