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New Jersey Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - A rally and march by People’s Organization Progress is held to protest the police killing of George Floyd. The (now former) officer, Derek Michael Chauvinhas been charged with 3rd degree and manslaughter,

Newark’s peaceful protests of George Floyd’s death draw on lessons from city’s history

By News & Current Affairs

By Steve Strunsky, NJ Advance Media — He was only 9 at the time, but Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose can still remember the rioting sparked by police brutality against a black man in 1967 that left 26 people dead and the city scarred for decades. When plans were announced for a protest Saturday in Newark over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer, Ambrose said he couldn’t…

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Vantage Point: M4BL’s Policy Agenda • Pandemic Strikes POP • Professor on the Soap Box

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 20, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Monifa Bandele, Larry Hamm and callers. Topics: The Movement for Black Lives Policy Agenda, Coronavirus Pandemic Strikes People’s Organization for Progress and The Professor on the Soapbox.

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Vantage Point: State of Newark Report With Mayor Ras J. Baraka — The Professor on the Soap Box

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 6, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Mayor Ras J. Baraka and callers. Topics State of Newark Report: Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic The Professor on the Soap Box The Orange Man: Presidential Malfeasance Why Elections and Electoral Politics Matter The Black Family Summit’s Emergency Response Initiative Audience Call-In Call (212) 209-2877 during the…

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An order was signed late Sunday authorizing the release of offenders serving certain types of sentences in county jails.

1,000 inmates will be released from N.J. jails to curb Coronavirus risk

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), News & Current Affairs

No other state is thought to have taken such sweeping action to reduce its jail population in response to the pandemic. By Tracey Tully, NYT — New Jersey will release as many as 1,000 people from its jails in what is believed to be the nation’s broadest effort to address the risks of the highly contagious coronavirus spreading among the incarcerated. New Jersey’s chief justice, Stuart Rabner, signed an order late Sunday authorizing the…

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Vantage Point: Who Killed Malcolm X?, Coronavirus Crisis, State of the Black World Rally

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio Recorded March 16, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Herb Boyd, Imam Talib-Abdur-Rashid and callers. Topics Who Killed Malcolm X? Mayor Baraka’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Coronavirus Crisis Report Back from State of the Black World Rally Guests Herb Boyd, Author, Political Commentator, Harlem, NY Imam Talib-Abdur-Rashid, Mosque of the Islamic Brotherhood, Harlem, NY…

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2020 The Year of Garvey, IBW Rally to mobilize for SOBWC V

Press Release: 2020 The Year of Garvey, IBW Rally to mobilize for SOBWC V

By News & Current Affairs, Press Releases / Statements, SOBWC Posts

March 2, 2020, New York — Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW, IBW21) announced today that the organization will hold a Rally, Saturday, March 7th, 2:00 PM at the historic House of the Lord Church, 415 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, NY to mount a major campaign to mobilize support for State of the Black World Conference V (SOBWC V) tentatively scheduled for Newark, NJ, December 2nd – 6th

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Water is a human right

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right

By News & Current Affairs, PAUD Posts, Press Releases / Statements

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right — Express Solidarity with Struggle for Water Rights in Nigeria. February, 10, 2020, New York — The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) released a Statement today calling for a national and international movement to declare access to water a human right that should not be subject to profiteering by corporate interests. The Statement was released against the…

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artin Luther King Jr. stayed in the back bedroom of this house

N.J. historic preservation officials insult the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Commentaries/Opinions

N.J.’s refusal to list the Camden home where MLK plotted his first protest on the state’s Register of Historic Places insults the civil rights leader’s legacy. By Linn Washington Jr., — A significant “first” usually merits the designation of historic. For example, the first formal protest against racial discrimination by civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in June 1950 — an action that produced King’s first lawsuit…

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Vantage Point: State of Newark, NJ Report – Year of Marcus Mosiah Garvey

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio February 3, 2020 — On this WBAI pledge drive edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Shoshanna Page, Dr. Julius Garvey and callers. Topics Premier State of Newark, NJ Report The Year of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey Guests Shoshanna Page, Senior Policy Adviser and Communications Strategist for Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark, NJ Dr. Julius Garvey, Retired Surgeon, Humanitarian,…

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Still on This Journey: The Vision and Mission Dr. Ron Daniels

Book Signing and Conversation with Dr. Ron Daniels – January 9th, Newark, NJ

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Still on This Journey: The Vision and Mission Dr. Ron Daniels Date/Time: Thursday, January 9, 2020 – 7:00 PM Sharp. Location: Abyssinian Baptist Church 224 West Kinney Street, Newark, NJ 07112. Doors Open at 6:30 PM Hosted by: “Senator” Chairman Larry Hamm and POP Co-Hosted by: Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Dr. Monique Swift and Sister Barbara King Books Available Books will be available for purchase at the book signing event: $30.00…

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