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The Vantage Point Radio Show is a weekly current affairs program hosted by Dr. Ron Daniels, President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and Distinguished Lecturer emeritus at York College City University of New York. The show is broadcast each Monday from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Pacifica Radio WBAI (99.5 FM) in collaboration with York College Radio.

The program covers a wide range of social, political, economic and cultural topics featuring interviews and discussions with a diversity of civil and human rights leaders, scholars, activists and community organizers. Feedback and show suggestions can be emailed to info@ibw21.org

Shows

Vantage Point: Analysis of Crises in Haiti, Cuba and South Africa – Which Way Forward

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Monday, July 19, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Bill Fletcher, Jr. Topic Analysis of Crises in Haiti, Cuba and South Africa – Which Way Forward Nation in Turmoil After the Assassination of President Jovenel Moise Demonstrators Protesting U.S. Embargo, Havana, Cuba Protests Erupt Demanding Better Quality of Life in South Africa Special Guest Bill Fletcher, Jr.,…

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Gentrification: A State of Emergency In Black America – The Case of Crenshaw in LA

By Gentrification, News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Monday, July 12, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Damien Goodman. Topic Gentrification: A State of Emergency in Black America The Case of the Crenshaw Subway Coalition Special Guest Damien Goodman, Executive Director, Crenshaw Subway Coalition, Los Angeles, CA Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM,…

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Vantage Point: State of Black New Jersey Report – National Urban League Returns to Harlem

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Monday, July 5, 2021 — On this Frederick Douglass Day edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks special guests Marc Morial and Ryan P. Hayggod. Topics The National Urban League Returns to Harlem State of Black New Jersey Report Special Guests Marc Morial, President/CEO, National Urban League, New York, NY Ryan P. Hayggod, President/CEO, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Newark, NJ Ways to listen Live…

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Vantage Point: The Juneteenth Holiday, Reparations/HR-40 and New York’s Mayoral Election

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Monday, June 21, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with callers. Topic The Juneteenth Holiday, Reparations and HR-40 Plus The Professor on the Soap Box: Who’s Your Pick for Mayor of New York and Why? Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica Network, New York Livestream (Online) — Click Here Mondays 3PM-4PM or visit WBAI.org…

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Vantage Point: Remembering Black Boy and the Legacy of Richard Wright with Julia Wright

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Monday, June 14, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Julia Wright. Topic Remembering Black Boy and the Legacy of Richard Wright Special Guest Julia Wright, Social Justice Activist, Writer, Daughter of Richard Wright, Paris, France Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica Network, New York…

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Vantage Point: Report Back From Tulsa and Economic Envy and the Destruction of Black Wall Street

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June 7, 2021 — On this special edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guests Rev. Dr. Robert Turner and Dr. Julianne Malveaux. Topics Report Back From Tulsa White Economic Envy and the Destruction of Black Wall Street Special Guests Rev. Dr. Robert Turner Senior Pastor, Historic Vernon AME Church, Tulsa, OK Dr. Julianne Malveaux Author, Political Economist, Dean, Ethnic Studies, Cal. State…

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Vantage Point: What Does Memorial Day Mean to Africans in America? With Herb Boyd and host Dr. Ron Daniels

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May 31, 2021 — On this Memorial Day edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Herb Boyd. Topic From Crispus Attucks, to the Bloody Red Summer, Destruction of Black Wall Street To Vietnam What Does Memorial Day Mean to Africans in America? Special Guest Herb Boyd Journalist, Award Winning Author, Political Commentator, Contributor, Amsterdam News, Harlem, NY Plus The Professor on the…

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Vantage Point: The Power of Art with Dr. Haki Madhubuti and host Dr. Ron Daniels

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May 24, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special guest Dr. Haki Madhubuti. Topic The Power of Art Introducing Taught By Women: Poems As Resistance Language Special Guest Dr. Haki Madhubuti, Author, Educator, Poet, Institution-Builder, Chicago, IL Plus The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on WBAI, 99.5FM, Pacifica Network, New York…

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Vantage Point: New Book on the Life and Legacy of Dick Gregory with Dr. E. Faye Williams Plus a Tribute to Malcolm X

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May 17, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels talks with special guest Dr. E. Faye Williams. Topic New Book on the Life and Legacy of Dick Gregory Special Guest Dr. E. Faye Williams National President/CEO, National Congress of Black Women, Washington, DC Plus A Tribute to Malcolm X And The Professor on the Soap Box Ways to listen Live (Radio) — Mondays 3-4PM on…

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Vantage Point: State of Newark Report – Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

By News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

May 3, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests, Lakeesha Eure and Pastor Michael McBride. Topic Special State of Newark Report Gun Violence As A Public Health Crisis Guests Lakeesha Eure Director, Office of Violence Prevention, Newark, NJ Pastor Michael McBride Director, Urban Strategies and LIVE FREE Campaign. Faith In Action, Berkeley, CA Ways to listen Live (Radio) —…

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