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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Beyond Obama and the Democrats, Part IV – Creating a Force for Progressive Change

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CLICK HERE TO BUILD THE MOVEMENT  Beyond Obama and the Democrats, if there is to be an independent force to fight for progressive change, the question is, what role will people of African descent, Black people, play in the process? This is particularly crucial since the vast majority of African Americans are proud of the fact that America finally has a Black President. Indeed, there are some within the Black…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

African Americans Must Be in the Forefront of the Fight

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Declaring War on the War on Drugs African Americans Must Be in the Forefront of the Fight by Dr. Ron Daniels There was a veritable explosion of information, energy and events around the 40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs. Numerous reports were released (including one by the prestigious Global Commission on the War on Drugs), and there were countless interviews, town hall meetings and forums in scores of cities…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Vantage Point: Declaring War on the “War on Drugs”

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Declaring War on the “War on Drugs” Creating Just and Humane Alternatives to a Failed Strategy Some time ago I wrote an article entitled — Black America: A State of Emergency Without Urgency. I suggested that millions of Black people are imprisoned in America´s “dark ghettos,” “catching more hell” than ever before as Malcolm X would put it.  There has been a deafening silence in the media and an amazing…

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Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs”

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June 12, 2011 Press Release Institute of the Black World Declares War on the “War on Drugs” Drug Policy Analysts and Advocates to Focus on Devastating Impact on Black Communities Rev. Jesse L. Jackson to Keynote Forum on Alternatives to a Failed Strategy  For Immediate Release Under the leadership of Dr. Ron Daniels, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century(IBW) is mounting an initiative to galvanize support  to end…

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