In celebration of Black History Month 2021, Howie and Angela did a series of weekly streams on different topics related to the struggles and activism of Black Americans. We would like to thank all of our guests and we were honored to have gotten to work with individuals from groups such as the All African People’s Revolutionary Party, Black Alliance for Peace, the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition. And thank you to the Green guests who joined us representing the Pennsylvania Green Party, the Illinois Green Party, and the Florida Green Party.
Check out each of the streams below.
February 6, 2021: Reparations
Discussion on the movement around reparations for descendants of enslaved Africans, what are the demands, who are the players, what about ADOS.
Joining Howie and Angela are:
Ahjamu Umi, a longtime organizer for the All African Peoples Revolutionary Party on three continents and the Caribbean. He is the author of five books on African liberation and he is on the editorial board for the Hood Communist Collective. He and his daughter host a weekly on line workshop on African liberation issues.
Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture (she, her, hers) is a 40 year movement veteran and a member of the Green Party of Philadelphia, as well as Black Alliance for Peace, the Philadelphia Tenants Union, and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. Previously a member of the All African People’s Revolutionary Party/All African Women’s Revolutionary Union where she met and worked with Kwame Ture (fka Stokely Carmichael), co panelist Ahjamu Umi and many others from the Black Power/Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
February 13, 2021: Community Control of the Police.
Joining Howie and Angela is:
Larry Redmond is General Counsel for the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR). He is a past candidate for Mayor of the City of Chicago for the Harold Washington Party, past candidate for the office of Cook County State’s Attorney for the Harold Washington Party, and past candidate for Governor of Illinois for the Reform Party. He has worked as a criminal defense attorney representing high-profile death row inmates, several of whom were released pursuant to DNA testing.
February 20, 2021: African Cemetery Coalition
Howie and Angela are talking with Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, an activist with The Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition (BACC), to to stop the desecration of Moses African Cemetery, preserve the rich history of this once thriving African community, and consecrate Moses African Cemetery with a memorial and museum on River Road in Bethesda, MD. bethesdaafricancemetery.org
February 27, 2021: Imperialism and the African Diaspora
Howie and Angela are talking with Asantewaa Nkrume-Ture and Robin Harris, both members of their state Green Parties, as well as members of Black Alliance for Peace (blackallianceforpeace.com). The discussion will touch on the current state of Africa, on the principles of Pan Africanism and more.