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Willie Barney Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

National Emergency Summit on Gentrification Combating the Displacement of Black People and Black Culture April 4-6, 2019, Newark, New Jersey

The National Emergency Summit on Gentrification — Synopsis of the Proceedings

By Events, Gentrification

The National Emergency Summit on Gentrification Participants Emerge Determined to Preserve and Rebuild Black Communities Organizers Outline Elements of an Action Agenda Synopsis of the Proceedings April 4-6, scores of grassroots leaders, community economic development practitioners, urban planners, elected officials, scholars, professional planners, civil rights and faith leaders gathered in Newark, New Jersey for a National Emergency Summit on Gentrification. Convened by the Institute of the Black World 21st Century…

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IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Press Releases / Statements
Media Release — April 10, 2018 IBW Calls for Bold “Marshall Plan” to Rebuild Urban America Economic Summit Supports Newark, NJ as a ‘Model City’   Coming out of its recent successful Marshall Plan Symposium, Economic Summit and National Town Hall Meeting, April 3-4 in Newark, NJ, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) is calling for a bold and innovative “21st Century Marshall Plan” to rebuild urban...
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National Town Hall Meeting focused on Newark as Model City (Full Video)

By Newark As Model City Initiative Posts, Video/Audio

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,…

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