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Ukraine, Russia, EU, U.S. and the crisis of imperialism

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videoChairman Omali Yeshitela on the African nation

"We are not a race, but a nation of people forcibly dispersed across the globe!" - Chairman Omali Y... Full Story

The African People's Socialist Party Bahamas issues position statement and ten reparation demands to the National Reparations Commission - Bahamas

Nassau, The Bahamas, April 8, 2014-The African People's Socialist Party Bahamas (APSP Bahamas) requests that the National Reparations Commission consider and adopt the following facts and demands for its case against Europe for reparations for the genocide of the Indigenous people and the enslavement and colonization of African people in The Bahamas and the Caribbean. Full Story

Diasporic Music for April 2014

Remembering Amiri Baraka, celebrating two giants of black music, enjoying Diasporic Music and checking out Habib Koite's Soo. Full Story

Remembering Chokwe Lumumba

The following interview was conducted on March 23, 2014 on Africa Live on the Uhuru Radio Network. In it, Chairman Omali Yeshitela tells host Dedan Sankara about his relationship with Chokwe Lumumba and his thoughts on his death and his significance. Full Story

Healthy 100: Heart disease and hypertension in Africans

Onward to Freedom and Health! Full Story

Chairman Omali Yeshitela leads study on the African nation

As the imperialist crisis grows in the face of worldwide resistance, African people want to know, "Who are we? What is our identity? What is the African nation and what is our role in it?" Full Story

Oil and gas discoveries place Tanzania within the crosshairs of parasitic imperialism

As oil and gas discoveries place Tanzania within the cross ' ' hairs of parasitic imperialist companies, neocolonial president Jakaya Kikwete prepares to hand over Tanzania's resources at the people's expense. Full Story

Africans in Chicago resist in aftermath of police murder of Raason Shaw

The African community stands up to the Chicago police Full Story

Join with African Liberation Day 2014 in building dual and contending power!

May 24 and 31 in Washington, DC and Paris, France Full Story

"32 Kids and Counting" exposes Jamaica's widening economic gap

As the video of Annmarie's story goes viral on the internet, we have to look at the underlying causes of the conditions that made her bold action necessary. Full Story

Emmett Till style lynching in Texas: The murder of Alfred Wright

On November 25, 2013, the battered and mutilated black body of 28-year-old Alfred Wright was found by family and friends who were searching in a wooded area of Hemphill, Texas. This adds to the lengthy list of young Africans recently murdered or suspected to have been murdered by either police or white nationalist thugs. Full Story

Freedom Horizons opens on April 2! Black Star Industries launches new travel agency for world travel

The Uhuru Movement's economic arm, Black Star Industries announces the opening of its latest economic enterprise-Freedom Horizons! Full Story

An InPDUM Chicago update for March 2014

The frost is now thawing; it's time to hit the pavement to continue building the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) in Chicago! Full Story

Comrade Foday P. Kallon laid to rest

Comrade Foday P. Kallon has passed away. He was buried on Friday March 7, 2014 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Full Story

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InPDUM Oakland is on the move!

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All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds event exposes theft of Africa's wealth

For more information please call 727-683-9949 or email stpete@uhurusolidarity.org . Full Story

Martyr's Day commemoration in Houston

AAPDEP Houston took time out from our gardening efforts to commemorate the 49th Anniversary of the assassination of brother El Hajj Malik El Shabazz (Malcolm X), by reviewing film of grassroots speeches by the revolutionary African leader and martyr. Full Story

Fred Hampton movie inspires young Africans in The Bahamas

Approximately 20 young people attended the African People's Socialist Party's African Martyr Day event on Friday, February 21st, 2014, at the College of The Bahamas. Full Story

Down with chivalry and up with the African Revolution!

A tribute in recognition of International Women's Day Full Story

The FBI targets African-owned home healthcare agencies

On Wednesday March 5th, 2014, workers and patients affected by the Feb 20th FBI crackdown on home healthcare agencies rallied in front of the DC Department of Health demanding to be paid. Full Story

Obama regime expels Venezuelan diplomat Marcos Garcia, a friend of African people and the African People's Socialist Party

On Tuesday, February 25, the lawless regime of Barack Hussein Obama expelled three Venezuelan diplomats from the United States. The diplomats, Marcos Garcia, Ignacio Cajal and Victor Pisani were all given 48 hours to leave the country. Full Story

Winners of the TyRon Lewis Community Gym 2014 Winter Weightlifting Competition

The goal of the competition was more than just to find out who the strongest person was. It was a process designed to make the entire African community stronger and more aware of the need to be fit and healthy. Full Story

The colonizers' "justice" in the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis

It is the responsibility of the leadership of the African working class to explain to the African working class, the victims of white nationalist vigilante and police murders, why is it that an ordinary white citizen or a terrorist cop is almost never found guilty in a U.S. courtroom of murdering an African person. Full Story

Press Release: Robert Holbrook brings lawsuit against prison for censorship

What angers the censor and the prison administration is that prisoners are taking the initiative to challenge their imprisonment and conditions of confinement without apology! Full Story

A personal account of the colonial U.S. prison system

The following is an account of the actual conditions in today's U.S. prison system, written by Comrade Kwame Agomou of the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement. It was written during his recent unjust incarceration for defending himself against the violence of a white nationalist vigilante who attacked him. Full Story

What is African Internationalism?

TUNE IN! Full Story

The tasks of the Movement and it's revolutionary vanguard Party

We must train people who will devote the whole of their lives, not only their spare evenings, to the revolution; we must build up an organization large enough to permit the introduction of a strict division of labor in the various forms of our work. Full Story

Resist U.S. wars and occupation in the U.S. and abroad! Reparations now!

The National Annual Conference of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations will be held on August 16 and 17, 2014 in Philadelphia. Full Story

U.S. imperialism will not defeat the Korean peoples' struggle for national liberation and unification

The U.S. ruling class is escalating its attacks on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the government of the northern part of Korea, with a repugnant stream of distortions and lies designed to whip up white nationalist furor among the general Euro-American population against the people of Korea. Full Story

The white opportunism of Tim Wise versus the African Revolution

The Uhuru Solidarity Movement exposes the opportunism of the anti-racist ideology of Tim Wise. Full Story

African Martyrs! #AfricanMartyr

The following is a brief biography of some of our African martyrs. This series can also be found at: #AfricanMartyr https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/africanmartyr Full Story

Victory for the Uhuru Movement! Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles expands after 20 years in Philadelphia!

On Saturday February 1, 2014, Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles opened at a new, much larger and more beautiful location at 832 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia. Full Story

videoBlack is Back Coalition protests to defend Venezuela's revolution

WASHINGTON, DC - On Saturday, Feb 15, 2014, the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice Peace and... Full Story

videoSTEP UP! Tyron Lewis Community Gym Weight Lifting Competition - February 15th, 2014

On Saturday, Feb 15 the Tyron Lewis Community Gym will hold its Winter 2014 Weight Lifting Competiti... Full Story

Program schedule for Dual Power Conference - Sunday, Feb. 9, 11am-5pm ET

Conference: Build Dual, Contending and Competing Power for the African Community AGENDA ... Full Story

Fight censorship behind the prison walls!

Ironically, the main pages and chapter identified in the book that contained the prohibited material outlined Cheikh Anta Diop's "Two Cradle Theory" that Chairman Omali Yeshitela elaborated on as the historical basis of the African nation state in his Political Report to the Sixth Congress of the African People's Socialist Party. Full Story

videoImperialism in Crisis: Build Dual Power Conference: Feb 9, 2014 11:00AM - 5:00PM ET

Join us live on Uhurunews.com, Sunday, February 9 from 11am-5pm U.S. Eastern Time to participate in ... Full Story

InPDUM London: Jail the killer cops!

The killing of 29-year-old Mark Duggan, father of six, in Tottenham, North London on August 4, 2011 is but one of a series of police murders in the black community. Full Story

The uneasy equilibrium between U.S. white power and rising resistance

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Uhuru House Program Manager

The Uhuru House Program Manager will create, market and coordinate programs at the Uhuru House and Akwaaba Hall to develop a hub of dynamic African political, economic and cultural activities and achieve financial self-sufficiency through rental income. Full Story

AUDITION on 02/10/2014 for the stageplay "The Meeting" by Jeff Stetson

Black Star Industries is producing the stageplay, The Meeting, written by Jeff Stetson and directed by Ron Bobb-Semple. Auditions are being held on Monday, February 10th, 2014 from 6 - 8pm at The Akwaaba Hall -1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. Full Story

Venezuela Speaks Out Against "Colonialism" at CELAC Summit

Merida, 30th January 2014 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for an "eradication" of "colonialism" in Latin America at the annual summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Full Story

On the Homegoing of Amiri Baraka...

Amiri Baraka,poet, writer, playwright, activist and revolutionary made his grand going home transition on January 9, 2014. I had the honor of attending his wake, which took place at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. A block away, walking towards the church, I heard what sounded like a political rally going on right in front of the church. Friends and supporters of Amiri, led by Larry Hamm of the Peoples Organization of Progress, chanted slogans such as, 'Long Live The Spi... Full Story

Action alert and message from Russell MAROON Shoatz

The time is now to RAMP UP the pressure on Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DOC) Secretary John Wetzel and SCI Superintendent Wenerowicz and Graterford authorities demanding that they immediately remove Maroon from this present condition and release him into general population. Full Story

videoDavey D interviews Chairman Omali Yeshitela

On November 20, 2013, Open Line Media presented an interview with Omali Yeshitela, on the News Hour ... Full Story

Solidarity statements to the Six Congress of the African People's Socialist Party

Solidarity statements from Marcos Garcia, Mafundi Lake, Larry Adams and Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. Full Story

14-Point Platform of the African People's Socialist Party

Find out "What we want" and "What we believe" and why every African worldwide must struggle for "peace, dignity and the right to build a prosperous life through our own labor and in our own interests." Full Story

Nelson Mandela's legacy in South Africa is neocolonialism

While rulers from around the world flocked to South Africa to pay their respect to Nelson Mandela ... Full Story

APSC members take new leadership positions

The African People s Solidarity Committee (APSC) is proud to announce important changes in the res... Full Story

Lynne Stewart is free! The struggle continues!

On December 31, 2013, the courageous peoples attorney, Lynne Stewart, was released from a Texas... Full Story

France in Central Africa: A history of colonial violence and resistance

The people of Central African Republic have been victims of French colonial violence since the late 1800s when France ruled Central Africa as part of the ' French Congo. ' Full Story

Diop Olugbala expelled from APSP Central Committee

On December 3, 2013, the African People s Socialist Party (APSP) expelled International People s D... Full Story

Why are French troops occupying the streets of Bangui?

This time the international press apparatus of white imperialist powers are telling us that the Fr... Full Story

South Sudan sellout leaders sacrifice our people for personal gain

The conflict between Salva Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar in South Sudan is not a tribal conflict a... Full Story

videoAn Excerpt - AZANIA! / SOUTH AFRICA! The People, the Land and the Revolution

Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the African Socialist International / African People's Socialist Party s... Full Story

Ezili Danto's analysis of the current colonial narrative on the Mandela legacy

Now that Madiba is dead: Remember to remember that icons created by oppressors will never liberate the people. Madiba is dead: Condolences to heroic mother Winnie. Full Story

Was Mandela right to sell out Black South Africans?

Editor's Note: Uhuru News reprints here this statement on Nelson Mandela from Bloomburg writer and law professor, Noah Feldman. Feldman, a thinking representative of the white ruling class, makes the argument that Nelson Mandela sold out his people, but he did it for the greater good. Full Story

FREE LYNNE STEWART NOW!! - Resolution from the Sixth Congress of the African People's Socialist Party

The campaign to free Lynne Stewart calls on our forces, supporters, and oppressed peoples of the world to call and write the following U.S. government representatives to demand the immediate, just and compassionate release for Lynne Stewart. Full Story

UHURU RADIO NETWORK: This Moment In History - A conversation on Nelson Mandela and the history of South Africa

On December 6, the day after the death of Nelson Mandela, Africa Live host Dedan Sankara talked in the Uhuru Radio studio with African Socialist International Chairman Omali Yeshitela and Secretary General Luwezi Kinshasa about the history and program of the African National Congress and the future of the African revolution. Full Story

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Program for the 6th Congress of the African People's Socialist Party

This page will be updated frequently as program details are consolidated. Please bookmark and ch... Full Story

Les Africains noyà Ã'Âs sur la cà Ã'´te italienne :un rà Ã'Âsultat du nà Ã' colonialisme

Le 3 octobre, au large de Lampedusa en Italie, des centaines d'Africains se sont noy s en voulant ... Full Story

Marissa Alexander out on $200,000 bond; the struggle continues to free her

On November 28, 2013 Marissa ' s fight to post bail was gained, where she is now under house arrest. The Free Marissa Now website states that she is finally home, but there is much work to do to make sure she stays home. Full Story

Kill the Death Penalty!

On November 12, 2013, the states of Florida and Texas each carried out a legal execution, implementing the death penalty for Jamie McCosky and Darius Kimbrough, respectively. The execution in Texas was the 15th of the year. Less than a week later on November 19, a white jury in Tampa, FL took less than an hour to decide that Dontae Morris, a 28-year-old African, should be sentenced to death for allegedly resisting and killing two Tampa cops. Full Story

Justice for Renisha McBride! Indictment of black teen's killer not enough!

It was already a tense situation for her. Nineteen-year-old Renisha McBride had just been in a car... Full Story

Zyed et Bouna, annulation du non-lieu Par la Cour de Cassation

Au mois de septembre 2013, l tat fran ais continuait de se d battre pour donner un semblant de jus... Full Story

Political Report to the Sixth Congress of the African People's Socialist Party

This critically essential document, written by Omali Yeshitela, analyzes this period of struggle,... Full Story

Join in Sunday's virtual Pre-Congress Conference

This message is meant to inspire, encourage, push and motivate you to attend the Virtual Pre-Congress Conference of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) on Sunday, November 24, 2013, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm U.S. Eastern Time. Download the Political Report (PDF 4.5 MB) Full Story

Obamacare is doomed by its internal logic

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Arafat deliberately poisoned in political assassination

In early November, Swiss scientists released a report in the British medical journal The Lancet exposing that Yasser Arafat, president of the Palestinian National Authority, had ingested radioactive polonium, leading to his death in 2004. Full Story

A conversation w/ Omali Yeshitela about black leadership and the Uhuru Movement

Here on Hard Knock Radio and Free Speech TV, we ve been doing a series on leadership and explo... Full Story

St. Pete police out of control - Uhuru Movement to announce community defense plan

Press conference today calls on Mayor-elect Rick Kriseman to take immediate action and to announce the community's own plans to put a stop to the attacks suffered by African residents at the hands of the police. Full Story

Chairman Omali shakes up Midwest during APSP Pre-Congress Tour!

Pre-Congress Tour sweeps Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois. Full Story

Chairman Omali's whirlwind 2013 tour builds up to historic Sixth Congress!

In a whirlwind tour spanning more than 32,000 miles, African People s Socialist Party (APSP) Chair... Full Story

Mieux Comprendre la guerre au Congo

Cette premi re publication inaugure une s rie d articles sur l agression imp rialiste du Congo dan... Full Story

The All African People's Development and Empowerment Project encourages supporters to attend the APSP Sixth Congress

AAPDEP would not exist today if it were not for the forethought of the Chairman of the Uhuru Movement, Omali Yeshitela, who saw parasitism manifest itself in the modern day NGO and charity machines. This parasitism is born from the overall capitalist system, which benefits from the exploitation of African and other oppressed people for profit. While we are subject to some of the worst levels of poverty, parasitic charity organizations grow rich from their encounters with us. Essentially they nee... Full Story

The tragicomedy of Black politics in the age of Obama

Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford Full Story

St. Petersburg, Florida police brutalize another African; steal camera phones containing evidence. Video summary

Uhuru Movement takes the phones back and demands: Police out of the black community! Jernorris is freed! Full Story

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audioSchool shooting in U.S.; Drug-dealing HSBC banksters go free
From , aired Dec 23, 2012
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
From , aired Apr 3, 2011
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.
audioHands off Libya! Stop U.S. imperialist attacks!
From , aired Mar 20, 2011
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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