Days in Solidarity with African People: NATIONWIDE EVENTS
“Days in Solidarity with African People”– NATIONWIDE EVENTS
Days in Solidarity with African People 2012
“Facing the Truth About Racial Injustice,
How White People Can See the Future Through the Eyes of the Oppressed”
The “Days in Solidarity with African People” campaign announces the following nationwide events.
STAY TUNED as we continue to update this list of scheduled events. Bring the “Days in Solidarity with African People” to YOUR city! See more information below.
- October 4th, 2012 – San Diego, California
- October 6th, 2012 – Oakland, California
- October 11th, 2012 – St. Petersburg, Florida
- October 13th, 2012 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A central feature of the “Days in Solidarity with African People” campaign are the events. They are a unique opportunity for we in the white community to hear from the leaders of the African liberation movement. It is also an opportunity for us to closely examine the true history of the relationship between white people and African people as well as white people and the rest of the world. The programs of the events are dynamic and a memorable experience featuring workshops and panels on the critical issues facing African people no matter where they exist the world as well as cultural performances and refreshments.
Uhuru Solidarity Movement is proud to announce the following Featured speakers for the “Days in Solidarity with African People” 2012 events:
Chairman Omali Yeshitela
Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party
Founder of the Uhuru Movement
Fiery, uncompromising and courageous, Omali Yeshitela is a revolutionary who has struggled and led the movement for African liberation over the past 40 years.
Leader of the Uhuru Movement, and Chairman and founder of the African People’s Socialist Party, Yeshitela continues to be on the frontlines of struggle. He is building African-worker controlled institutions, developing ground-breaking political theory, writing countless books and articles, speaking worldwide, fighting for reparations, galvanizing allies, influencing the popular culture and bringing African people together to liberate Africa and all its resources.
Chairwoman Penny Hess
Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee
Author of “Overturning the Culture of Violence”
Penny Hess is the chairperson of the African People’s Solidarity Committee, an organization of white people organizing in solidarity with the movement for the liberation of Africa and African people.
APSC works under the leadership of the Uhuru Movement, led by the African People’s Socialist Party.
Penny has been a member of the African People’s Solidarity since its founding in 1976. She is a tireless organizer who speaks throughout the U.S. and Europe in an effort to educate people that white society everywhere owes its affluence and democracy to the enslavement and colonization of African and oppressed peoples.