All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP)

Cheers to the new year 2021: the period of the ascendancy of the slave!

We are taking this opportunity to have a collection summation as African people. To understand where we are as the African Nation, almost 2 billion strong, and to unite with and participate in the process of moving us forward toward total liberation.

Should black people take the COVID-19 vaccine?

It doesn’t boil down to a simple “yes” or “no.”

“Douvan Jou Ka Leve:” a documentary’s look at Vodou, Christianity and mental illness in Haiti

Key to the development of “Douvan Jou Ka Leve” is the question of identity and whether the African people in Ayiti as a whole are experiencing an identity crisis, including ‘spiritually.’

Why African People Should Raise Their Own Food

Before colonialism and slavery, African people were growing, raising, hunting and fishing for our own food in a sustainable way. We were people who produced life for ourselves.

Black Ankh: African emergency response in our own hands!

If the coronavirus pandemic underscores anything, it is the absolute necessity for African people to unite in our historic mission to once again become a self determining, self-governing people.

Coronavirus: what you need to know and how you should prepare

There are now more than 100 confirmed cases in the U.S., with 31 of those in Washington state, which also has the first related deaths (nine).

Kickstart One Africa 100.1 FM

On Friday, October 11 at 7:30pm, Black Power 96 Station Manager Themba Tshibanda will host a special online webinar to discuss the plans of the All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project to bring its own non-commercial FM radio station back onto the airwaves with a new format featuring the complete library of speeches by Chairman Omali Yeshitela, along with special presentations by other leaders of the African liberation movement.

African women workers in Ghana face challenges amid broader imperialist crisis

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.

Juneteenth In Houston, Texas “Not Yet Uhuru”

HOUSTON—Once again it is the Juneteenth time of year. In Houston, Texas that means “Juneteenth, ‘Not Yet Uhuru’ Freedom and Music Festival.”