Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Obama is in the White House! So, What's Next?

Obama is in the White House!
So, What's Next?

Register Now!
State of the Black World Conference
New Orleans, LA Convention Center
Hotel: Astor Crowne Plaza
Nov. 19 – 23, 2008

The First, Great Gathering of the African Diaspora following this Historic Election!

Phone: 877-774-2921 (that's toll free!)
Email: sobwc@ibw21.org

The Institute on the Black World 21st Century congratulates President-Elect Barack Hussein Obama on this historic victory. The world celebrates, globally, as we celebrate nationally! We also extend our congratulations and praise to all of the community organizers, new voters and volunteers who turned out and made the critical difference and ushered in this new victory!

Barack Obama is in the White House! --- So, What’s Next?

We, the people, cannot rest on our laurels just yet!
You and I both know that the work has only just begun.
“We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest Until It Comes!”
--- Sweet Honey N’ The Rock

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That is why I am asking you to join me in New Orleans to explore and set a purposeful, focused Agenda with:

Esteemed Elders, Scholars and Leaders – Dr. Ron Daniels, Bev Smith, Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Marc Morial, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, George Fraser, Dr. Elsie Scott, Atty. Faya Rose Sanders, Susan Taylor, Dr. Iva Carruthers, Emira Woods, Dr. E. Faye Williams, , Dr. Maulana Karenga, Haki Madhubuti, Sonia Sanchez, Jim Clingman, Danny Glover, Greg Akili, Congressman John Conyers, Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, Councilman Charles Barron, Kimberly Richards, Rick Adams, Mtangulizi Sanyika, Jaribu Hill, Askia Muhammad Toure, Nkechi Taifa, Adjoa Aiyetoro, James Early, Minister Akbar Muhammad, Marc Batson, Bob Bullard, Dr. Beverly Wright, Dedrick Muhammad and the Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan

The New School Leaders and Scholars - Dr. Kimberly C. Ellis, Africana Studies Scholar, Artist and Activist, Marc Lamont Hill, Temple Univ. Professor, Fox News Correspondent, Monifah Bandele, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Davey D, Hip Hop Journalist, “Breakdown FM”, Malika Sanders, 21st Century Movement, Selma, AL, Bakari Kitwana, Author / Cultural Critic, “The Hip Hop Generation”, Veronica Conway, CPCC, Black Coaches Association, Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project

Hip Hop Heads - DJ Cool Clyde from NYC, MC Mele Mel (Beat Street breakdown, RRRAAHH!!) from NYC, Clifford Benton from NYC, Kool Moe Dee from NYC,
Paradise Manifest (X-Clan) from NYC and Pittsburgh, NYOIL the Ideal from NYC, Sess 4-5 from Nawlins, Dr. Goddess from Pittsburgh, Joe Blakk from Nawlins, Sister “Theory” from Michigan, Jasiri X from Pittsburgh, “This Week With Jasiri X”, Maybe even . . . Master P!

Pan-African Policy Experts - Confirmed and Invited Speakers and Panelists Include:
Hon. Dudley Thompson, former Foreign Minister and Minister of Security, Jamaica, Hon. Zainab Bangura, Foreign Minister of Sierra Leone *, Hon. Prince Olagunsoye Oyinola, Governor of Osun State, Nigeria *, Hon. H.E. Amina Ali, African Union Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Ousmane Sene, Director, West African Research Center, Senegal, Danny Glover, Chairman of the Board, Trans Africa Forum, Emira Woods, Co-Director, Foreign Focus, Institute of Policy Studies, Nicole C. Lee, President, Trans Africa Forum, Dr. Niara Sudarkasa, President Emeritus, Lincoln University, Dr. James Turner, Chairman Emeritus, Africana Studies/Research Center, Cornell University, Maurice Carney, Friends of the Congo, Ben Afrifa, African Federation, Briggs Bomba, Africa Action, James Early, Director, Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Joseph Beasley, President African Ascensions, Dr. Jemadari Kamara, Black Studies Department, UMass/Boston, Minister Akbar Muhammad, Nation of Islam

After this Historic Election . . .
What Will be the State of YOUR Black World?

The State of the Black World Conference is a unique opportunity to connect with some of our most cutting edge local and national leaders in politics, culture, grassroots community organizing and academia---to talk and learn from one another as we build for this next phase of Black power and politics in America and beyond.

CLICK HERE for more information on this important gathering!

CLICK HERE for Cheap Flights from your location!

CLICK HERE to access the Astor Crowne Plaza Conference Hotel --- It’s Fantastic!

New Orleans would love to see you!

You’re not going to let Barack do all the work, are you?
Surely, you jest!

Come and Re-connect now that you’re Re-inspired and know that Change is possible as long as you believe . . . and get to work!

Join us for the Pre-Conference Damu Smith Training Institute on November 19-21 and learn how to put the “organizer” back into your “community” by receiving proper training and education in this new world. The Institute will provide up to 200 people with real quality time with some of our leading organizers and practitioners to develop real skills and concrete plans to keep the momentum going.

Register Today Without Delay!

Phone: 877-774-2921 (that's toll free!)

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