Reparations in Action
Institutionalized Racism vs. Colonialism | The Role of White People in Protests Against Police Brutality

Institutionalized Racism vs. Colonialism | The Role of White People in Protests Against Police Brutality

July 2, 2020

In this episode of "Reparations In Action," we discuss the difference between "institutionalized racism" versus colonialism, the struggle with Bank of America to pay reparations, and the role of white people in the protests against police brutality. 

Tear Down Roosevelt, the Imperialist!

Tear Down Roosevelt, the Imperialist!

June 25, 2020

In this episode of "Reparations in Action" we discuss the continued struggle to tear down colonial statue,  what this means in the context of the African anti-colonial struggle, and what white people can do to stand in solidarity with the African revolution. We also discuss the campaign to make Wall Street pay reparations and the recent statement by Lloyds of London acknowledging their role in the enslavement of African people. 

The meaning of “Defund the Police” | Report from the Global Day of Action for Reparations

The meaning of “Defund the Police” | Report from the Global Day of Action for Reparations

June 9, 2020

As African community uprisings sweep the globe in response to the intensifying colonial terror and police murders, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement held "Global Day of Action for Reparations" in sixteen cities across the U.S. to mobilize white people to stand in solidarity with Black Power. Hear front-line reports from the day of action. Also, Penny Hess (Chair, African People's Solidarity Committee) and Jesse Nevel (Chair, Uhuru Solidarity) discuss the growing demand for the "defunding of police" and what this means in relationship to the struggle led by the African People's Socialist Party for black community control of the police. 

May 19, 2020 Episode
Episode 11: Colonial Virus Sweeps African and Indigenous Communities

Episode 11: Colonial Virus Sweeps African and Indigenous Communities

April 7, 2020

On today's episode of "Reparations in Action" Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel discuss the spread of COVID-19 among the imprisoned African population and Indigenous concentration camps ("reservations") as well as U.S. military aggression against Venezuela.

Episode 10 - 3/31/2020

Episode 10 - 3/31/2020

April 2, 2020

Jamie Simpson, USM Chair Jesse Nevel, and APSC Chair Penny Hess interview President of the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement Kalambayi Andenet on the impact of COVID 19 on the black community. 

Episode 9 - 3/24/2020

Episode 9 - 3/24/2020

March 24, 2020

Jamie Simpson, Jesse Nevel, and Penny Hess talk about coronavirus, the impact it has on the black community, and what you can do to support the people's war against the colonial impact of this virus. 

Episode 8 - 3/17/2020

Episode 8 - 3/17/2020

March 19, 2020

Jesse Nevel, Jamie Simpson, and Penny Hess talk about the coronavirus, the impact on the black community, and the vacuum of leadership from the federal and local governments. 

Episode 7 - 3/10/2020

Episode 7 - 3/10/2020

March 10, 2020

On this episode of Reparations in Action, Jesse Nevel and Jamie Simpson interview Chairwoman Penny Hess on the coronavirus, the history of the African People's Solidarity Committee and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, and USM's Reparations Recruitment Week! Join today to become one of USM's 100 new members! UhuruSolidarity.org/Join

Episode 6 - 3/3/2020

Episode 6 - 3/3/2020

March 7, 2020

In this episode, Penny Hess, Jamie Simpson, and Jesse Nevel discuss the history of colonial oppression of African People in St. Louis and the resistance struggle that's taking place today. Hear the scoop on Missouri's sleazy cabal of corrupt politicians, gentrifying real estate investors, and the hopeful and visionary movement for Black Power that is rising up to change the world.