The National Black United Front

Convention 2001 Schedule

THURSDAY July 12th
12 Noon 7:00 P.M.
 
REGISTRATION
 
7:00 P.M. 9:00 P.M.
 
RECEPTION
  Jazz Presentation by J. RICHARDSON
In the Lobby & Sargent Johnson Gallery
FRIDAY July 13th
9:00 A.M. 9:30 A.M.

    OPENING CEREMONY
  • Ancestral Drum Call
  • Libation
  • Pledge to the Red, Black, and Green
  • Black National Anthem
  • Welcome and Acknoledgments
  • Cultural Presentation
    10:30 A.M. 12:30 P.M.
      PLENARY I
    • A Choiced Between Two Cultures: The Extended Family Revitalization Organizining Model; Block-By-Block Organizing and the Growing African Reparations Movement.
        Presenter: DR. OBA T'SHAKA, NBUF Vice Chair
    • A Historical Review of the African Reparations Movement and the United Nations World Conference Against Racism.
        Presenter: DR. CONRAD WORRILL, NBUF Chair
    11:30 A.M. Noon.
      DISCUSSION
    Noon 1:00 P.M. LUNCH
    1:00 P.M. 2:30 P.M.
      PLENARY II
    • Globalization of African Politics: The WorldWIde African Reparations Movement and the UN World Conference Against Racism
      PLENARY III
    • Systematic Planning for Extended Family Revitalization Modeo of Organizing: Nuts and Bolts of Block-By-Block Organizing
    4:00 P.M. 5:00 P.M.
      CHAPTER REPORTS
    5:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M.
      NBUF National Elections (Members Only)
    6:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. DINNER
    7:00 P.M. Until
      Cultural Presentation and Hip-Hop Entertainment

    SATURDAY July 14th
    9:00 9:30 A.M.
     
      OPENING CEREMONY
    • The History of Resistance to Urban Renewal in the Western Addition.
      MS MARY ROGERSHousing Activist
    9:30 P.M. 12:30 P.M.
      PLENARY IV
    • Education
      • The Curriculum Battle and the Attacks on African-Centered Education
      • State takeover of public schools
      • Independent Schools
    • The Criminal Justice System and the Countinuing Demand for Reparations
      • Police Brutality
      • Prison Industrial Comples
      • The Dealth Penalty
      • Political Prisoners
      PLENARY V
    • Electorial Politics
      • This Plenary Will Focus On
      • The Role of Elected Officials in the Reparations MovementHR 40
      • Local Raparations
      • Local Raparations Resolutions
      • Tulsa Race Riot Commission Legislation, etc.
    • Social Welfare System
      • The Social Service Agencies in Breaking up the African Family
      • Foster care
      • Health-Care Issues
      • The AIDS Crisis
      12:30 1:30 P.M. LUNCH
      1:30 4:30 P.M.
        THE IMPORTANCE OF INSTITUTIONALIZING LEADERSHIP TRAINING
        A Choice Between Two Organizing Activities Designed to Provide Hands-On Approaches to Organizing and Leadership Strategies:
      • Section 1
        • The Extended Family Revitalization Model
        • Door-To-Door Organizing
          (in the immediate area around the convention site)
        Presenter: Dr. OBA T'SHAKA, NBUF Vice Chair
      • Section 2
        • Organizing for Reparations
        • The United Nations World Conference Against Racism
        Presenter: Dr. ONEJE MU'ID, NCOBRA International Representative
      4:30 7:00 P.M. BREAK
      7:00 Midnight BANQUET & AWARDS PRESENTATION
      Hall of Culture
      Entertainment

      SUNDAY July 16th
      9:00 11:00 A.M.
      SPIRITUAL SERVICES
      Yoruba
      African-Centered Christian
      Muslim
      Kemetic Spirituality
       


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