Reparations in Action

The Truth About ”Progressive” Minneapolis: Police Terror, Colonialism, African Resistance

Tune into a new episode of White Lies Shattered FM radio show and podcast. This edition features Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel and USM organizer,  Leah Fifield destroying the lie that Minneapolis, MN is a progressive city.
Two years after the murder of George Floyd the colonial oppression of African and Indigenous peoples continues unabated.
The Twin Cities contain two realities: one of prosperity for white people on the one hand and enforced poverty, police terror, and genocide for African people and Indigenous people on the other.


UN Forced to Admit Climate Change is Related to Colonialism: Uhuru Solidarity Responds

Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel sum up that the struggle against climate change is a struggle against colonialism.

Highlights from Uhuru Solidarity National Reparations Conference

RIA-Ep25-graphic.jpgToday, at 3pm ET on Black Power 96 fm radio and wherever podcasts are found, check out a new episode of Reparations in Action featuring presentations from the historic 2022 National Convention of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement titled, "Unity Through Reparations; Reparations Through Organization" including Uhuru Movement founder and leader, Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African People's Solidarity Committee Chairwoman, Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair, Jesse Nevel as well as clips from the Rally for Reparations at the Gateway Arch in St Louis.

The Truth about Russia and Ukraine - Part 2

Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel continue an African Internationalist discussion of the history of US and NATO aggression against Russia.



Take Back the Dome: Report from the Front Lines

Today, at 3pm ET on Black Power 96. check out a new episode of Reparations in Action that features the Director of the Department of Agitation and Propaganda for the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), Akile Anai, National Director of Organization for the APSP, Chimurenga Selembao and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel providing updates on the continuing struggle to win reparations for African people in St Petersburg, FL by returning all 86 acres of the Tropicana Field baseball stadium. The city of St Petersburg destroyed the once vibrant black community known as the Gas Plant District to build the sports arena in the 1980's. As the first African mayor of St Petersburg begins his term, will this mean reparations for the colonized African working class? How can the struggle for reparations help alleviate the desperate rent hike and housing crisis in St Petersburg and win rent control in the city? What is the role of white people in this struggle? Don't miss this report from the front lines of the struggle against gentrification (aka colonial genocide) under the leadership of the African Revolution.


The Truth about Ukraine and Russia

Today at 3 pm ET on Black Power 96 check out a new special episode of Reparations in Action that takes an African Internationalist look at the US imperialist-created crisis between Ukraine and Russia. Don't miss African People's Solidarity Committee Chairwoman, Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair, Jesse Nevel cutting through the hysteria of US propaganda to reveal the truth that the conflict in Ukraine is a symptom of the "Uneasy Equilibrium" between colonial capitalism and the revolutionary struggle of African and other colonized people for liberation. 





IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Re-playing Episode 5 of “Reparations in Action: White Lies Shattered" airs Friday, April 9th from 3-4 pm EST on Black Power 96.3 FM, St. Petersburg. This edition features Penny Hess ripping to shreds the white lie that, "It's not about race, it's about class."

Tune to hear the African Internationalist response to this colonizer white left denial of the colonial contradiction as expressed through opportunistic slogans like, "black and white unite and fight," and the historical distortion that says white people were some how “duped” into enslaving and lynching African people.

Episode 5 will look squarely at the vile truth of enthusiastic white complicity with colonial violence through the eyes of the African working class. As Chairman Omali Yeshitela has said, "The real class question is located in the colonial contradiction."

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Take Back the Dome! How St Pete Destroyed the Gas Plant Neighborhood to Build Tropicana Field

IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS IMPORTANT EPISODE: Did you know that the city government of St. Petersburg, Florida destroyed a black community in the 1980s?

This episode features interviews with African People's Socialist Party Department of Agitprop director and former St. Petersburg city council candidate Akile Anai (AKA Eritha Akile Cainion), APSP member Themba Tshibanda and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair and former St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Jesse Nevel who help shatter the lie that the city of St. Petersburg is offering economic development to the African community with any of its corporate schemes to redevelop the land at Tropicana Field which was built by destroying the Gas Plant district, the oldest black neighborhood in the city.

Learn about the vibrant history of this once thriving community and the mendacity of a city government and white ruling class that continues to profit from the forced removal of the African population.

This episode explains the goals of the "Reparations Now: Take Back the Dome," campaign led by the Uhuru  Movement which is calling for the return of the 86 acres of land under the Tropicana stadium to be returned to the black community as an act of reparations."


Today at 3pm ET on Reparations in Action, African People's Solidarity Committee Chairwoman Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Chair Jesse Nevel obliterate the imperial lie that colonial capitalism will solve the climate change crisis.

This African Internationalist analysis of the COP 26 2021 makes clear that colonialism caused the climate crisis and that there can be no end to environmental destruction as long as the system of parasitic capitalism still exploits and oppresses the peoples of the world and the earth itself.



Don't miss this exclusive interview with African People's Solidarity Committee Chairwoman Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel who respond to the acquittal of white nationalist vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse in Wisconsin as well as the trial of the Ahmaud Arbery's killers in Georgia. This special episode provides an African Internationalist analysis of these events and puts the Rittenhouse acquittal in the context of the anti colonial struggle for Black Power and reparations.



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