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September 24th Edition of Vantage Point Radio


  • Connecting the African Diaspora to the Motherland
  • The Future of Labor in the Era of Trump
  • The Iron Coffin Lady: A Window into Early Black Communities in New York
  • The Fate of Judge Brett Kavanaugh


  • Barbara Madeloni, Education Coordinator, Labor Notes, Boston, MA
  • Rev. Kimberly L. Detherage, Esq., Pastor, St. Mark AME Church, Queens, NY
  • H.E. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the U.S., Washington, D.C. Rescheduled – Date TBA

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African Union Ambassador Calls for closer ties with the African Diaspora in the Americas

In a recent address to the Pan-African Unity Dialogue in New York, the African Union’s Ambassador to the USA, H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, called for closer collaboration between the countries on the African continent and the growing African Diaspora communities in the Americas.

She argued that a fully engaged diaspora holds the key to the future development and empowerment of Africa which, in turn, will result in the greater development and empowerment of the diaspora. She went on to provide a number of examples of the major opportunities for the Diaspora to engage in productive social and entrepreneurial investments in Africa.

The ambassador strongly encouraged the Diaspora to develop a credit union that could amass $1 billion or more in assets as an instrument to leverage investment in business and economic opportunities in Africa.

Ways to listen

Vantage Point Radio with Dr. Ron Daniels, AKA “The Professor” — Monday’s 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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 at York College City University of New York. The show is broadcast each Monday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 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.

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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.