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Niger Innis currently serves as the National Spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).  . He works closely with the National Chairman and represents CORE across the United States and around the world. He is also the former Chief Strategist for TheTeaParty.net.


In addition to his role with CORE, Mr.  Innis serves in the following capacities: Co-Chairman of  the Affordable Power Alliance (APA), a coalition of Latino and African-American ministerial organizations, Senior Citizen Advocates, which fights against public policies that raise energy (and associated) costs; various Chambers of Commerce; Advisory Committee Project 21 for the National Center for Public Policy Research; Consultant to EEN247.com, Empowerment and Excellence cable channel; NRA Membership Committee and NRA lifetime member. In December 2012, Niger co-founded the New America organization with Julie Hereford, Victor Chaltiel, Carlo Maffat and Leo Bletnitsky.


Mr. Innis served as campaign manager for the Roy Innis Mayoral campaign during the 1993 New York City Democratic Party primary and helped to garner 25% of the vote. In 1997 Mr. Innis served as a delegate for the 19th American-German Young Leaders Conference and was later selected by senior US leaders to serve on the American Delegation to the American Swiss Foundation Young Leaders Conference in Zurich, Switzerland.


Mr. Innis' Civil Rights and political activities led to regular and various television and radio appearances around the world. He was hired as a Political & Social commentator for MSNBC and for NPR (National Public Radio). He has also been a guest on CNN, BBC, CBC, Al-Jeezera, Fox News Channel, ABC News, CBS News, etc. Mr. Innis is currently a commentator for NBC News in his adopted state of Nevada.


In 1990, Mr. Innis attended Georgetown University and pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. Mr. Innis, born and raised in Harlem, New York, currently lives in North Las Vegas, Nevada.


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