On this episode we interview Akile Anai, Director of Agitation and Propoganda for the African People's Socialist Party. Director Akile is well known for running for political office in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2017 and 2019, as the first reparations candidate who brought the struggle for black self determination into the electoral arena, under leadership of APSP and Chairman Omali Yeshitela who himself ran for mayor in the early 2000s.
Director Akile is also responsible for leading the Party’s massive Agit-Prop department responsible for producing, newspapers, books, pamphlets, online broadcasts and so much more.
We discuss with Director Akile a Florida appeals court overturned a decision made by a judge to the state’s requirement that ex-felons would have to pay all court fees for their right to vote to be restored.
On today's episode we interview Ticharwa Masimba, a member of the African People’s Socialist Party as well as the Economic Development Director of the Black Power Blueprint project in St Louis. The Black Power Blueprint was initiated by the Uhuru Movement in the wake of the murder of Mike Brown on August 9th, 2014 and the subsequent African uprisings.
Chairman Omali Yeshitela traveled to Ferguson to build the movement there and later Deputy Chair Ona Zene Yeshitela spent over a year in Ferguson leading up the visionary Black Power Blueprint project which has created an Uhuru House community center, outdoor venue space and marketplace, community garden, housing, and so much more, in the context of a struggle to advance the political and economic power in the hands of the African working class.
Ticharwa Masimba plays a key role in that work.
Jesse Nevel, Chair of Uhuru Solidarity Movement and Jamie Simpson, host of Reparations in Action, discuss the powerful struggle of the African community and the Black Power Blueprint against the colonial Land Reutilization Authority that is trying to facilitate gentrification of the north side of St. Louis. They also discuss the campaign to demand reparations from Germany for the colonial atrocities against African people in Namibia.
Penny Hess, Chair of African People's Solidarity Committee and Jesse Nevel, Chair of Uhuru Solidarity Movement discuss the Democratic Party Convention, the vice presidential candidacy of Kamala Harris and the crisis of imperialism.
Chairman Omali Yeshitela joins "Reparations in Action" and discusses the significance of the Black is Back Coalition's upcoming conference, and the question of political prisoners.
Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement talks about the plan for the March for Reparations to African People, and the campaign to make Wall Street pay reparations.
On this episode of "Reparations in Action," we interview Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee Penny Hess on the economic crisis during the colonial virus pandemic.
On this episode of "Reparations in Action," we hear exclusive interviews with the Secretary General of the African Socialist International Luwezi Kinshasa and the Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party in Occupied Azania Tafarie Mugeri.
On this episode of "Reparations in Action," we hear an exclusive interview with Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party Omali Yeshitela.
This episode of Reparations in Action features presentations from Chairman Omali Yeshitela on the history of the racist mural in St. Pete that he tore down, and from the press conference in front of Bank of America calling for reparations.