Starting Date: 11-11-2006
Starting Time: 10:00am
Ending Date: 11-12-2006
3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
215-387-0919Announcing African People's Solidarity Day!
Saturday, November 11th and Sunday, November 12th; 10am-5pm each day
International House, 3701 Chestnut St, West Philadelphia
Cost: $10-$25 per day sliding scale (no-one will be turned away for lack of funds)
Lunch can be bought on site at a reasonable cost.
This weekend of events in Philly is part of a U.S.-wide educational and fundraising events exposing the truth that the prosperity, democracy and power of America and Europe are built on the enslavement, oppression and poverty of African people and the theft of Africa's resources.
>Recognizes that the solution to the contradictions of "race" in the U.S. are found in the fact that there are two realities in this country--the affluence and democracy of the white lifestyle which comes at the expense of the enslavement, oppression and poverty of African people. African people in the U.S. are a colonized population.
> Supports the growing demand for reparations to African people based on 400 years of slavery and genocide.
> Upholds the reality that all black people everywhere are African people, and that Africa and all its resources belong to African people worldwide.
>Is a fundraiser for African political and economic development projects led by the Uhuru Movement in the U.S., in Africa and around the world.
African People's Solidarity Day features the following speakers:
Keynote: Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party, leader of the Uhuru Movement
Sbusiso Xaba, President, Pan-Africanist Youth Congress of Azania (South Africa)
Runoko Rashidi, renowned African historian, research specialist and writer
Luwezi Kinshasa, Director of International Affairs, African People’s Socialist Party
Queen Mother Dorothy Benton Lewis, Co-Chair, N'COBRA International Affairs Commission
Jafrikayiti (Jean Saint-Vil), speaker, artist and activist for the struggle of African people in Haiti
Aisha Fields, a physicist coordinating development projects led by the Uhuru Movement in West Africa
Syllah Bacarra, International Coordinator, Bolivarian Foundation for the People of Africa, representing African people in Venezuela
Ramona Africa, sole adult survivor of the May 13, 1985 FBI and City of Philadelphia massacre of 11 members of the MOVE organization
Omavi Bailey, African People's Socialist Part
Diop Olugbala, International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement
Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee (APSC)
African People's Solidarity Day is sponsored by the African People's Solidarity Committee. For more information, the latest analysis and upcoming events, visit www.apscuhuru.org.
Geographical Scope: National