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Vantage Point

March 1, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with the Hon. Ras J. Baraka, Joseph Muhammad and Dr. Zakiya Newland.


  • State of Newark Report
  • Preparing for Disasters
  • The Community Cares Listening Line


  • Hon. Ras J. Baraka, Mayor, Newark, NJ
  • Joseph Muhammad, Co-Chairperson, IBW/BFS Emergency Management Task Force, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Dr. Zakiya Newland, Project Director, IBW/BFS Community Cares Listening Line, Freeport, NY

Ways to listen

Vantage Point Radio Show hosted by Dr. Ron Daniels

Listen Live Monday 3-4pm EST

Audience Call-in

Listeners can call-in to speak with Dr. Ron Daniels during the final segment of the show by dialing (212) 209-2877

About the show

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.