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Council of Independent Black Institutions


The Brooklyn Family Schools, organized by Jitu Weussi and which grew out of the Ocean Hill Brownsville tension between public school teachers on strike, and the local community, was the precursor to CIBI.


The Council of Independent Black Institutions (CIBI) was founded in 1972 to unify a far flung, rapidly developing movement of Pan-Afrikanist oriented independent schools in the United States


Visit the CIBI Website


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