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Nkechi Taifa Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Don Rojas and Rev Herbert Daughtry at Benefit Tribute to Don Rojas, May 11, 2019, House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn, New York

Freedom fighter now fighting for his life

By | News & Current Affairs

By Herb Boyd — From far and wide, comrades of Don Rojas came with passages of praise for the ailing journalist, who was defined by many as a freedom fighter. Rojas, diagnosed with bone cancer and undergoing debilitating treatment, must have felt some comfort with the outpouring of love and genuine respect from a coterie of renowned speakers last Saturday evening at the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn.

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The Big Lie About Race and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By | Commentaries/Opinions

By Nkechi Taifa and Mark Osler — As politicians and office-holders trot out their annual tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., beware of a big lie that has too often been front and center in these speeches. In short, it is this: That there was racism in America, that Dr. King came and solved the problem, and now we are lucky to live in a post-racial America. This narrative…

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Tribute to Don Rojas on January 14th Edition of Vantage Point with Dr. Ron Daniels

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Focus: A Tribute to Don Rojas. Guests: Herb Boyd (Author, Columnist, Amsterdam News, Harlem, NY), Atty. Nkechi Taifa (Consultant, Human Rights Advocate, Washington, D.C.), Carlotta Scott (Former Legislative Assistant, Cong.Ronald V. Dellums, Washington, D.C.) and Rick Adams (Chair., Board of Directors, Institute of the Black World, Pittsburgh, PA)

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Reparations Now — The Black American Claim, Nkechi Taifa’s Keynote Address and Q&A Session

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Reparations was the focus of the 2018 Sparer Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Penn Law). This is a video is of Nkechi Taifa, Human Rights Lawyer and a commissioner of the National African Reparations Commission (NAARC), delivering the keynote address. This video has been edited to share on ibw21.org. The original footage was provided by of Penn Law.

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