While both women contributed to the historical legacy of African resistance in the United States in particular, the different strategies and political affiliations they chose would define a historical split in the politics of African women.
On St. Louis’ north side, the effects of colonial exploitation and oppression has left its mark on the African community.
Talib Sankofa, a brother previously associated with the All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project’s (AAPDEP) Washington state tour to end infant and maternal mortality, recently sent me a report from Ghana, where he currently resides.
At the end of her 1925 article, “Women as Leaders,” which was published in the UNIA’s newspaper, The Negro World, Amy Euphemia Jacques Garvey writes, “We are tired of hearing Negro men say, ‘There is a better day coming,’ while they do nothing to usher in the day.
The African National Women's Organization strongly denounced the colonial police attack and sexual assault committed against sister Chikesia Clemons at a Waffle House in Saraland, Alabama on Sunday, April 23, 2018.
Because for all the contradictions that African people experience, it’s nothing compared to the contradiction of you entering into a subjective romantic relationship with the oppressor. And no matter how you justify your relationship, you cannot resolve the fact that your booty is the actual booty gained from hundreds of years of imperialist plunder of Africa.