Niger Innis currently serves as the National Spokesman for the Congress of
Racial Equality (CORE) and is the Chairman of the 3 million member
strong TheTeaParty.Net . He works closely with the National Chairman and
represents CORE across the United States and around the world. The Tea
Party.Net is the largest national Tea Party organization in the country, with
more than 3 million members.
In addition to his role with CORE and theTeaparty.net, 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 fight against extreme public policies that raise
energy (and associated) costs. Innis serves on the board of the National
Black Chamber 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
In December 2012, Niger co-founded the New America organization.
In December 2014, Mr. Innis was elected to the Executive Board of the
Nevada NAACP. In 2014, Innis was a candidate seeking the Republican
primary designation for Congress in Nevada’s 4 th Congressional District.
Although Innis won the endorsement of the delegates to the Nevada GOP
state convention, he narrowly lost a hotly contested race to the current
Congressmen, Crescent Hardy.
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 more than 25% of the vote. In 1997 Mr. Innis served as a delegate to
the 19thAmerican-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 in 2000.
Mr. Innis' Civil Rights and political activities led to regular and various
television and radio appearances around the world.
He was hired as one of the first Political & Social commentators for MSNBC
upon its launch in 1996. He was hired as a political commentator for NPR
(National Public Radio) in 2004. He has also been a guest on CNN, BBC, CBC,
Fox News Channel, ABC News, CBS News, etc. Mr. Innis is currently a
part-time commentator for NBC News in his adopted home state of Nevada.
Mr. Innis attended Georgetown University and pursued a Bachelor of Science
degree in Political Science. Mr. Innis, born and