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Science Exposition, Council of Independent Black Institutions

The Council of Independent Black Institutions (CIBI) was established in 1972 as an umbrella organization of independent Pan-African-oriented schools based in the United States. Its membership presently includes full-time African-centered schools; homeschools and homeschool cooperatives; afternoon, evening, Saturday and summer educational programs; one prison-based program; and individuals. CIBI membership has expanded to Africa and Bermuda. CIBI’s mission is grounded in the liberation of African people, defined by its members as a restoration of African culture and sovereignty. The CIBI Science EXPO grew out of that mission.

Origin and Development of the CIBI Science EXPO

In its 1976 session, CIBI’s Teacher Training Institute (now known as the CIBI Walimu Development Institute) formed a Pan-Afrikan Science Committee. The work of the committee resulted in the ...

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