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January 1, 2024 Edition of Vantage Point

Vantage Point host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor is joined by special guests Rev. Dr. Dowoti Desir, Her Royal Majesty, Queen Mother of the African Diaspora, Benin Republic, Africa; Rev. Dr. Leon Pamphile, Author, Haitians and African Americans: A Heritage of Tragedy and Hope, Pittsburgh, PA; Rev. Louise Scott Rountree, Councilwoman-At-Large, Newark, NJ; and Rev. Dennis Dillon, Senior Pastor, The Rise Church, Brooklyn, New York. Topic: Haitian Independence Day and Emancipation Day – The Historic Struggles of Haitians and African Americans.

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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 3-4PM 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.

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IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.