Malcolm X conference
A conference, Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle was held in New York City, November 14 1990.
The "Is It Time for Independent Black Politics?" panel consisted of;
- Ron Daniels, former Executive of Rainbow Coalition, currently announced candidate for president of the U.S.
- David Johnson, Mayor of Harvey, Illinois
Black Radical Congress
Van Jones was a panelist at the Black Radical Congress conference held in Chicago, June 19-21, 1998, University of Illinois at Chicago, in the workshop "Sustaining Community Groups and Institutions". The BRC was/is a marxist/Black Power melange of the old Communist Party USA, SNCC, Republic of New Afrika and related groups of the 1960s and 70s, with the newer generations of the "Reparations" Movement, the Democratic Socialists of America , and marxists from the Black Power political movements of the 1970s thru 1990s.
Endorsers of the project included Jerome Scott, executive director, Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide Seminarians for Peace.
Independent Progressive Politics Network