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There is something different about the air we are breathing today. As much as we are expecting something there is also a sense that by our every action history is expecting us. The arc of history does not naturally bend in a particular direction so BAJI and the Black Immigration Network joined hundreds of activists Read More

On October 21, the Rights 4 All in DR Campaign held an advocacy day on Capitol Hill, visiting congressional leaders to educate them on the crisis of statelessness facing Dominicans of Haitian descent. BAJI Policy Coordinator  Carl Lipscombe wrote about the importance of getting U.S. leaders taking action, “Unfortunately, the U.S. government has done little to support the Read More

The 2014 Black Immigration Network Kinship Assembly has been rescheduled.  The original dates were February 7 – 9th,  however, the BIN Conference Planning Team and the BIN leadership have decided to change the date for our Assembly, due to several factors and in responding to the feedback from BIN membership.The new BIN Kinship Assembly dates will be Read More

COALITION OF BLACK IMMIGRANTS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS REJECT HOUSE’S “SAFE ACT” National Group Calls on Congress and Members of Congressional Black Caucus to Stop Bill that Would Harm Communities of Color [Washington, DC – Friday, September 19, 2013] This week from September 18th through 21st the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is holding its 43rd Annual CBC Legislative conference. During Read More

The Black Immigration Network Conference Scholarship gives kin that might otherwise not be able to attend the opportunity to participate in the Kinship Assembly.  Limited scholarship funds are available to applicants with financial need, to apply towards travel and/or hotel expenses to support attendance at the 2014 Kinship Assembly, May 23-25 in Miami, FL.  Scholarships are Read More

The 2014 BIN Kinship Assembly featured a special dialogue and performances by three Afro-latino poets, Anthony Polanco, Robert Oriyamaat,and Cindy Acona, discussing the importance of arts and cultural expression in movement building, and the experiences of movement artists. One of the poets, Cindy Acona, was inspired by the work of BIN and her experience at the Kinship Read More

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