Saturday, January 08, 2011

Dr. Omar Ali: "All Power to the People" 2010 Anti-Corruption Award NYC

Dr. Omar H. Ali, an associate professor of African American and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, received one of the NYC Independence Party's 2010 Anti-Corruption Awards.

Dr. Ali has been an independent grassroots political organizer and activist with for nearly 20 years. The author of In the Balance of Power: Independent Black Politics and Third Party Movements in the United States (described as a “landmark work” by The National Political Science Review) and In the Lion’s Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, Ali is a contributing author to History in Dispute: American Social and Political Movements, among other publications. A graduate of the London School of Economics, he received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia University.

Also see Dr. Ali here: "Black Populism in the New South, Transforming America" on PBS... and here: Open Primaries on

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