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videoPolice are the terrorist to Africans

Carlos Ball, Syreeta Myers and Alice Willis tell of the day each of them violently lost their loved ones to colonial police terror. They spoke at the Black is Back Coalition's National Conference on Black Community Control of Police held April 18, 2015 in St. Louis, MO. Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela speaks on Malcolm X and continuing his struggle

In honor of the 90th birthday of Malcolm X, Chairman Omali Yeshitela gives vivid details into the re... Full Story

Urgent Call! Act Now! Mumia Abu Jamal's life is in jeopardy

"We have not seen or spoken to Mumia Abu-Jamal for a week. He is being held incommunicado in a hospital without access to visits of any kind or the phone. They won't even confirm where he is being held." Full Story

videoThree moms who lost sons to police terror speak at African Internationalist Conference on African Women

Syreeta Myers, mother of Vonderrit Myers; Toni Taylor, mother of Cary Ball Jr. and Alice Willis, ... Full Story

Uhuru Philadelphia Health Festival goes big time!

"The long standing event featured over 100 vendors, free exercise demonstrations, live music, and a section full of free health resources that included information and on site testing." Full Story

videoGlen Ford speaks at the Black Community Control of Police Conference

Glen Ford of the Black is Back Coalition and Black Agenda Report presents on the origin of the polic... Full Story

videoLawrence Hamm speaks at the Black Community Control of Police Conference

Lawrence Hamm of the Black is Back Coalition and People's Organization for Progress, stirs the crowd... Full Story

videoFund Chairman Omali Yeshitela's trip to South Africa! Build the African Revolution!

The Africans One Billion Strong Donor Campaign is launching the drive to raise $15,000 for Chairman ... Full Story

Statue of white terrorist Cecil Rhodes finally comes down in South Africa!

"The African petty bourgeoisie, under the ANC's leadership, has surrendered to white imperialist rulers, of which Cecil John Rhodes, the founder of DeBeers, is an historical part." Full Story

videoComrade Gazi Kodzo tends to Baltimore children brutalized by police!

Baltimore police viciously sprayed African children coming home from school during the police shooti... Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela speaks at the Black Community Control of Police Conference

Omali Yeshitela explains the relationship between the State, the police and colonized African people... Full Story

African woman in Baltimore acting as arm of the State when she attacked her son

"When black parents encourage their children to turn themselves in to the police, because of some colonial understanding of morality or white ruling class law, we become an arm of the State." Full Story

Why so silent? Black women murdered by police

"There has not been a time in history where we have not struggled together to win. And sometimes African women have led these struggles. It's like we've caught amnesia, divorcing the current moment from our history of struggle." Full Story

Baltimore: A righteous struggle against white power in black face - neocolonialism!

"The death of Mike Brown and the heroic stance of the people in Ferguson, Missouri have shown that the state is not omnipotent, and the people of Baltimore have followed in this heroism." Full Story

Russian group speaks out on Baltimore

"We see how human rights are being crudely violated in United States itself. Thanks to independent mass media and Internet, we can receive truthful information about the reasons behind the conflict." Full Story

Stop State murder of Mumia Abu-Jamal!

Imprisoned radio journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal is gravely ill and in desperate need of hospitalization. Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela calls out white media during press conference on Baltimore

"We know who the looters are and it ain't no poor black people in Baltimore!" - Omali Yeshi... Full Story

Community Training in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE: In February 2015 AAPDEP medical personnel trained forty Sierra Leoneans in the pr... Full Story

Malcolm X 90th Birthday Celebration: The Struggle Continues!

The 90th birthday of Malcolm X will be celebrated Friday, May 15 at 6:30 pm at Akwaaba Hall in the national office of the African People's Socialist Party, 1245 18th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL. Full Story

AAPDEP: Project Black Ankh Takes to the Streets

SIERRA LEONE: The following is a Project Black Ankh: Ebola Response in Sierra Leone, update from... Full Story

The International African community organizes to funeralize and bury one of our own sons

TAMPA, FL-Lyfe Lazarus Coleman, my only son, was murdered in Tampa, FL on Monday January 5, 2015. Lyfe was 18-years-old. We decided to funeralize him on Sunday January 11, 2015. Full Story

Police murder another brother in Los Angeles

"The murdered brother s name was Africa. He was also called Cameroon which is the country in Africa that he was from. The murder by the police happened in an area of Los Angles, California known as Skid Row." Full Story

On rebuilding the African National Prison Organization

"I would like to step up and volunteer my vision, heart and muscle to reestablishing the ANPO for the APSP." Full Story

A worthy tribute to the great Bluesman, Willie Dixon

"Dixon won the Illinois State Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship (Novice Division) in 1937. He turned professional and worked briefly as Joe Louis' sparring partner. However, he walked away from boxing after getting into a fight with his manager over payment of cash" Full Story

Party leaders must lead! Forward to the Plenary! April 25-26, St. Petersburg, Florida

"It is not enough just to be a member of the Party; the freedom of our people is what should move us. We have to be able to move beyond our own limited self-interest." Full Story

President Raul Castro speech to the Summit of the Americas

"We should all multiply our assistance to Haiti, not only through humanitarian aid but also with resources that help in its development, and, in the same token, support a fair and deferential treatment of the Caribbean countries in their economic relations as well as reparations for damages brought on them by slavery and colonialism." Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela explains Al Sharpton and other opportunists

Omali Yeshitela explains why white people and black opportunists side with the police rather than th... Full Story

Black Community Control of the Police - Black Power in black community hands!

"The police recognize Africans as the "Other," as does citizens of the white oppressor nation. We are the colonized. It is upon our freedom and resources that the entire social system rests." Full Story

U.S. - Israeli squabble denotes depth of capitalist crisis

"African Internationalists understand that Iran has a right to develop nuclear power for whatever purposes it deems necessary and the pack of colonial thugs behind this nuclear framework have no right to place any limitations on the Iranian people's self-determination." Full Story

Video: St Louis makes urgent call for Black Community Control of the Police!

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Police shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina a case of murder pure and simple! We must demand Black Community Control of the Police!

"Slager's version of the murder which stated that he feared for his life was the official version of the North Charleston police department for days." Full Story

Africans in neo colonialist led South Africa call for Black Community Control of the Police

"The African Socialist International in Occupied Azania seeks to educate our people about colonialism, its terror and how we as the African community could better equip ourselves to resist the occupation of our communities by the pigs." Full Story

African Women: Stress, Its Effects, and Our Response to It

This is Part II of the series examining the health concerns of African women over age forty. Last ... Full Story

Uhuru Solidarity Movement Convention: A call to white people to stand in solidarity with the Black Liberation Movement!

"The existence and growth of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, according to Chairman Omali, are indicative of this period in history in which African and other non- white peoples the world over refuse to sit back and nod their heads in a one sided discussion with white people any longer." Full Story

"We Intend to Govern": Black People's Grand Jury an example of dual and contending power

"History shows that the African People's Socialist Party intends to seize state power and govern our African nation. The Black People's Grand Jury is not the Party's first foray to convene our own courts and hold imperialism accountable for its crimes." Full Story

General Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan are two faces of the African petty bourgeoisie's monoply of state power

Editors note: It was learned on yesterday, April 1, 2015 that General Buhari has been declared winner of the Nigerian presidential election. Full Story

The death of Baby Kendrea: A lynching in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS-Six-year-old Kendrea Johnson was found in her bedroom, hanging by a jump rope tied into a "sophisticated noose," on December 27, 2014. Full Story

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Community Builds 2015 Uhuru Health Festival in Philadelphia Full Story

Philadelphia's killer cops prove the necessity of Black Community Control of the Police

"Integrated city halls and diversity in police hiring have not altered the core police mission in Philadelphia or anywhere else in the United States." Full Story

Party member and Spear staffer fight back against the State and win!

African People's Socialist Party (APSP) member Bakari Olatunji was arrested on bogus charges in Oakland, CA and Spear staffer LIFE Malcolm was framed by the police department and arrested in Tampa, FL. Full Story

African historian, Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan dead at 96

Yosef ben-Jochannan, one of the last of the Harlem activist-intellectuals of the 20th century-those fiery, independent scholars who taught classical African history and shaped it into a sword against white supremacy-died Thursday after a long illness. He was 96. Full Story

African Internationalist Conference on African Women set to convene in London March 28-29

The U.K. African Internationalist Conference on African Women takes place Saturday, March 28, 10:30a-5:30p and Sunday, March 29, 10:30a-5:30p, in London at the Unity Centre, 103 Church Road. Full Story

The Black People's Grand Jury is a contest for State power!

"It is not good enough to come here and pretend that we are not accustomed to white men killing black people and going free for having done that." Full Story

Program set for conference on African women - March 21-22, Washington, D.C.

"African women and men should attend this conference to be empowered to take our contradictions head-on and overturn our relationship with the current social dynamics." Full Story

Resolution/Position Paper of the African Internationalist Conference on African Women

"We cannot have liberation for our people with half our nation obscured in mundane tasks that prevent us from participating in our own liberation." Full Story

Shared News

Debate: Police violence against blacks in US

In this edition of the Debate, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party in Tampa, and Peter Sinnott, an independent scholar from New York, comment on the issue. Full Story

Special Black is Back Coalition Conference set for St. Louis-Ferguson calls for "Black Community Control of the Police"

The Black is Back Coalition is an organization of organizations and individuals whose mission in this instance is to bring a coherent message to this mass movement coming out of Ferguson and spreading throughout the country. Full Story

Ferguson police chief resigns; Africans must manage our own communities

Press TV has interviewed Yejide Orunmila of the African People s Socialist Party in Washington to discuss the resignation of the police chief of Ferguson in the US following a justice department report on systematic discrimination against Africans in the city. Full Story

Wisconsin students protest police shooting of unarmed Madison teenager

Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the African People's Socialist Party is interviewed to explain this struggle. Full Story

VonDerrit Myers Jr.'s memorial desecrated by cowards!

ST. LOUIS, MO.--A text came through to my phone,at 10:03 a.m. on an abnormally warm Tuesday morning: "Some coward just set VonDerrit Myers, Jr.s memorial on fire." It was a text placed by Syreeta Myers, VonDerrit's bereaved mother. Full Story

A look at the life of legendary piano man, Herbie Hancock

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South Africa's president Jacob Zuma frees Eugene DeKock, admitted white assassin of more than 100 black freedom fighters

Eugene Alexander de Kock, 66, was sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment plus 212 years in 1996 after admitting to more than 100 crimes of murder and other crimes of torture and fraud in the late 1980s and 1990s. Full Story

The struggle in West Papua

The people of West Papua have been fighting for independence from the illegitimate and sordid rule of the Indonesian government for 51 years. Full Story

Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford challenges Obama and Justice Department's solutions to police murder and violence: Calls for "Black Community Control of the Police!"

The Mass Black Incarceration State is incapable of meaningful reform. What's needed is Black community control of the police. Full Story

Los Angeles police shoot down another unarmed brother

LOS ANs AGELES-A group of cops responding to a dispatcher call sending them to the 500 block of San Pedro St., an area of Longeles known as Skid Row, on Sunday March 1, 2015. Shortly after their arrival they shot and killed an unarmed, 39-year-old black man known in the community as Africa. Full Story

Houston's successful 2nd Annual African Martyrs Day and 50th anniversary commemoration of the assassination of Malcolm X

Despite the scattered showers throughout the day, about 200 people braved the rain to attend. Full Story

African women in Europe announce African Internationalist Women's Conference set for London

SWEDEN--The African People's Socialist Party will host a Conference on African Women with the goal of consolidating the African National Women's Organization (ANWO). This conference will be held in Washington, DC on March 21 and 22 as well as in London, UK on March 28 and 29, 2015. Full Story

Police murder of Cary Ball takes toll on family

These grieving parents had to seek and find answers for themselves amidst an actual campaign of terror and harassment by the police. Full Story

Chicago celebrates African Martyr's Day 2015

CHICAGO On Feb 21, 2015, The International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM), held th... Full Story

Burning Spear Audio/Visual Team shines at Black People's Grand Jury in St Louis

AJ Ali of St. Petersburg and Wil Lockett of Chicago joined the BSM Multi-Media team that worked around the clock. They operated the sound system and video projector so that all in attendance could clearly see and hear the evidence presented and the prosecutors' arguments. Full Story

Hands off Panzi Hospital in Congo: Stop the violence against African women!

Panzi Hospital, with its 450 beds, is not a private business run to generate profits, but to respond to the needs of the people living under military occupation. Full Story

Cova da Moura police invasion

PORTUGAL-Thursday, February 5, 2015-In Cova da Moura, one of the many ghettos in Portugal, six black youths were victims of police brutality. Some of them are members and volunteers of black organizations who are active in the community. Full Story

Haitian lynched in the Dominican Republic

Let Haiti use its enormous natural resources - gold, oil, lands - to feed its own people without the wealthy nations stealing and containing Haiti in poverty. Full Story

videoTune into UhuruRadio.com every Sunday at 11am for AFRICA LIVE!

Foster care fraud - the selling of African children in the 21st century could be appalling to man... Full Story

Black People's Grand Jury indicts Darren Wilson for 1st degree murder of Mike Brown!

St. Louis, MO - On January 4, 2015, the Black People's Grand Jury voted 11 to 1 to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on charges of first degree murder in the August 9, 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black civilian. Full Story

videoWatch: Omali Yeshitela on why African women need to join our Revolution

Register now for the African People's Socialist Party USA Women's Conference, March 21-22 in Washing... Full Story

videoWatch: Omali Yeshitela: "We have created life and resources for everybody except for Africa and African people"

Omali Yeshitela: "We have created life and resources for everybody except for Africa and African peo... Full Story

videoWatch: African Internationalist Women's Conference in Washington, D.C. and London England

Register Now for the African People's Socialist Party USA Women's Conference March 21-22 in Washingt... Full Story

French Imperialism's hypocrisy and irreversible downward spiral exposed in Charlie Hebdo crisis

At the outset, the white imperialist world press, led by one of the most unpopular French president's in history, Francois Hollande, was in motion condemning the killings with the most acrimonious language imaginable. Full Story

Reparations Movement converges in Gainesville! Powerful program set for Uhuru Solidarity Movement's National Convention, March 7-8, 2015

This year's convention will take place in the city of Gainesville, Florida, an area where the African People's Socialist Party has deep roots going back to the Black Revolution of the Sixties. Full Story

Charlie Hebdo and a white world whose ideological expressions reflect dying relations of parasitic capitalist production

Hundreds of French Jews from the largest Jewish population in Europe are said to be rushing off to Occupied Palestine or Israel in search of protection from Muslims. Full Story

There is No Such Thing As Women "In General"

Editor's Note: The following excerpt was taken from the Resolution for the African Internationalist Conference on African women. This section destroys the notion of women as a general term, which is often used to classify all women's struggles into one struggle. Full Story

St. Louis police union president incites white riot at City Hall meeting

ST. LOUIS, MO--On Thursday, January 29, 2015, African people came out to a meeting to demand the e... Full Story

Our Generation Needs Liberation Music, Not Protest Songs

Eleven months before the release of dead prez's Let's Get Free, Amadou Diallo's body had abs... Full Story

Diasporic Music: Artists help us celebrate the life of African martyr Malcolm X

El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) was assassinated 50 years ago on Feb. 21, 1965 because of his attempt to internationalize the struggle of African people inside the United States. Full Story

Watch: Black People's Grand Jury Ferguson - Day 1, Part 1

Black People's Grand Jury Ferguson, Day 1, Part 1 Full Story

Aja Zola wins Biko Lumumba Comrade of the Quarter Award

Nominated by Aisha Fields, All African People's Development and Empowerment Project & African People's Socialist Party and Omowale Kefing, African People's Socialist Party and Uhuru News. Here is an excerpt of what Aisha Fields and Omowale Kefing had to say: Full Story

videoWatch: Black People's Grand Jury Ferguson - Day 2, Part 2

This historic exercise of black State power, held January 3 and 4, 2015 in Ferguson, MO, exposed the... Full Story

videoWatch: Black People's Grand Jury Ferguson - Day 1, Part 2

This historic exercise of black State power, held January 3 and 4, 2015 in Ferguson, MO, exposed the... Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela: "They call it crime"

Chairman Omali Yeshitela explains how the police come into African communities looking for "trouble"... Full Story

videoMother of Cary Ball, shot 21 times by St. Louis cops, testifies at Ferguson Black People's Grand Jury

Mother of Cary Ball, shot 21 times by cops in St. Louis, testifies at the Ferguson Black People's Gr... Full Story

videoPenny Hess speaks on the roots of racism and Zionism

Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee, speaks at a community forum ... Full Story

videoMike Brown's uncle's breaks down in tears at the Ferguson Black People's Grand Jury

Bernard Ewing, uncle of Mike Brown, testifies at the Black People's Grand Jury in Ferguson on Januar... Full Story

On the death of MOVE member Phil Africa - Long Live Phil Africa!

Phil Africa was "first minister of defense" for John Africa, who founded MOVE in 1972. John Africa died in the 1985 fire. Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela speaks on condemning the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine

Omali Yeshitela, leader of the worldwide Uhuru Movement and Chairman of the African Socialist Int... Full Story

videoJesse Nevel speaks on the roots of Zionism

Jesse Nevel, Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM), speaks on the roots of Zionism on Sund... Full Story

African women's healthcare under colonial white power

We are vital to the functioning of our communities. As mothers, teachers, activists and leaders, our presence and well-being are essential. Full Story

Gil Scott and Jimmy Ruffin

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videoPenny Hess: "I am not Charlie"

Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee, read the statement, "I am... Full Story

videoOmali Yeshitela speaks on the roots of racism and Zionism

Omali Yeshitela, leader of the Uhuru Movement and Chairman of the African Socialist International... Full Story

"Break the Silence! Refuse to be Complicit!" Uhuru Solidarity Movement builds for National Convention on March 7-8, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida

On March 7-8, 2015, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) will host its National Convention, "Break the Silence! Refuse to Be Complicit!" in the city of Gainesville, Florida. Full Story

Foster care fraud: Selling African children in the 21st Century

Dorothy and Lawrence Dunning have been in a horrific 6-year battle for custody of their two grandchildren who were stolen from them through U.S. Government Policies and Programs. Full Story

AAPDEP's Newest Executive Committee Members

WASHINGTON, D.C.--We are excited to announce the newest members of our International Executive Committee, Aja Zola (Houston, TX) and Hadyah El (Philadelphia, PA). Full Story

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Talk live with African Socialist International Chairman Omali Yeshitela and a live panel discussing current events, including the killing of 20 children at an elementary school in Connecticut, and the recent exposure of more drug-dealing on the part of major imperialist banking institutions. As reported in Uhuru News, "HSBC (Hong Kong Shanghai Bank Corporation) was founded in 1865 as Britain's main drug pusher in Asia, which, along with the trade in African people and the colonial domination of much of the world, is the basis for the wealth of Britain, the U.S. and world capitalism today. While one out of every eight people incarcerated in the entire world is an impoverished African in the U.S., the HSBC bank simply paid $1.9 billion to the cash-strapped U.S. government and charges were dropped. The $1.9 billion is just a drop in the bucket of HSBC's 173 billion dollars in shares on the stock market and assets of 2.6 trillion dollars. "
audioLive discussion on unrest in Burkina Faso, crisis in Ivory Coast, imperialist attack on Libya. Looking at why the U.S. government killed MLK
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Live discussion with Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary-General of the African Socialist International (ASI) on unrest in Burkina Faso, crisis in Ivory Coast and updates on the imperialist attack on Libya. Host Nyabinga Dzimbahwe also takes a look on this anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. at why the U.S. government killed him.
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Host Nyabinga Dzimbahwe interviews African Socialist International (ASI) Secretary-General Luwezi Kinshasa on the imperialist assault on Libya occurring now. ASI Chairman Omali Yeshitela also joins the discussion by phone.

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