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Next week’s Uhuru movement meetings, Oakland Freedom Summer Project, Occupation for Self-Determination

Occupation for Self-Determination Townhall Meeting Sundays, 4 to 6pm Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland Attend the Weekly Townhall Meetings to build the Oakland Freedom Summer Project! In the 1960’s, the Black Panther Party was attacked militarily by U.S. government for building programs to feed the people. In the 1980’s, the Uhuru Movement, under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist party, rebuilt the Black Power movement in Oakland and brought programs for the people back to life. You can: Volunteer with the free clothing drive program. Help build a commercial … Continued

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Help Wanted! Volunteer to Renovate the Uhuru House

Sunday, May 6, 2012. 4:00pm QUALIFICATIONS:  * Socially Conscious  * Experienced in any phase of construction  * Phone donations campaign  * Or desire to learn SPECIFIC SKILLS : * General or stucco contractor  * Phone/online donations  * Plumber, carpenter, electrician  * Roofer  * Mechanical Engineer The goal: To bring together the resources, skills and materials to complete the renovation of the Uhuru House in East Oakland. UHURU JIKO (FREEDOM KITCHEN): The campaign to renovate the Uhuru House will create a cutting edge meeting space as well as a licensed commercial kitchen … Continued

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March for Black Justice! Put the Oakland Police on Trial!

Saturday, May 5, 2012. 12:00pm until 6:00pm. On Saturday, May 5th the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement will hold the March for Black Justice, followed by the Tribunal (court) for Reparations to African People at which we will put the Oakland Police Dept on Trial for crimes of genocide against the African community.   If you have been a victim of police brutality, extortion, frame up, kidnapping, rape or any other violation of your rights in the streets OR in prison we need you to testify!   The Oakland Police … Continued

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rough draft response to SF wg “Be the Change Nonviolence”

I reject the pledge put forth by the SF working group “Be The Change Nonviolence”. I reject the characterization of the “diversity of tactics” as an embrace of  violence. I reject the notion that damage to non-sentient objects which may occur in the  course of or as a result of struggle is categorically “violent” or immoral. I reject any attempt to create schisms within the occupy movement by launching ad-hominem attacks meant to derail the movement from gaining momentum and support from the public. I believe that restricting protest and … Continued

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rough draft response to SF “Be the Change Nonviolence”

I reject the pledge put forth by the SF working group “Be The Change Nonviolence”. I reject the characterization of the “diversity of tactics” as an embrace of violence. I reject the notion that damage to non-sentient objects which may occur in the course of or as a result of struggle is categorically “violent” or immoral. I reject any attempt to create schisms within the occupy movement by launching ad-hominem attacks meant to derail the movement from gaining momentum and support from the public. I believe that restricting protest and … Continued

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U.S. tour of Nurse Mary Koroma from Sierra Leone, West Africa

North Oakland Tour Event: Africa’s Future in African Hands Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 6:30pm until 9:00pm. Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA http://www.facebook.com/events/249803935113092/ East Oakland Tour Event: Africa’s Future in African Hands Thursday, April 19, 2012. 6:30pm Uhuru House at 7911 MacArthur Blvd in East Oakland http://www.facebook.com/events/383756501643063/ 6:30 Welcome & Reception 7pm Statements by AAPDEP leaders & statement by Samsarah Morgan of the Nia Healing Center 7:30 Presentation by Nurse Mary Koroma 8pm Fundraising, Q&A, Close-Out The All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP) is honored to … Continued

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U.S. tour of Nurse Mary Koroma, midwife from Sierra Leone, West Africa

North Oakland Tour Event: Africa’s Future in African Hands Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 6:30pm until 9:00pm. Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA http://www.facebook.com/events/249803935113092/ East Oakland Tour Event: Africa’s Future in African Hands Thursday, April 19, 2012. 6:30pm Uhuru House at 7911 MacArthur Blvd in East Oakland http://www.facebook.com/events/383756501643063/ 6:30 Welcome & Reception 7pm Statements by AAPDEP leaders & statement by Samsarah Morgan of the Nia Healing Center 7:30 Presentation by Nurse Mary Koroma 8pm Fundraising, Q&A, Close-Out The All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP) is honored to … Continued

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Upcoming Uhuru Movement meetings

Occupation for Self-Determination Townhall Meeting                              Every Sunday, 4 to 6pm at the Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd (Oakland School for the Arts) Attend the Weekly Townhall Meetings to build the Oakland Freedom Summer Project! In the 1960’s, the Black Panther Party was attacked militarily by U.S. government for building programs to feed the people. In the 1980’s, the Uhuru Movement, under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist party, rebuilt the Black Power movement in Oakland during the 1980’s, and brought programs for the people back to life. You can: … Continued

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Uhuru movement regular meetings

Wednesday Political Action Committee Meetings Every Wednesday at 6:30pm; Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland The International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement invites your participation in the work to challenge the police containment of the African community. Get involved in organizing political actions, community forums, fundraising and outreach to combat the colonial conditions experienced by African people inside Oakland the the U.S. Writers, graphic designers, filmmakers, social media enthusiasts, activists and other interested parties should join the work. 510-569-9620 Uhurusummerproject.org Wednesday Meetings of Uhuru Jiko Project … Continued

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Occupation for Self-Determination, Uhuru Movement

Occupation for Self-Determination Townhall Meeting Every Sunday, Month and Date, 4 to 6pm Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland School for the Arts Attend the Weekly Townhall Meetings to build the Oakland Freedom Summer Project! In the 1960’s, the Black Panther Party was attacked militarily by U.S. government for building programs to feed the people. In the 1980’s, the Uhuru Movement, under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist party, rebuilt the Black Power movement in Oakland during the 1980’s, and brought programs for the people back to life. You … Continued

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