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,
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.