The 2020 March for Reparations was historic in part because it represented a deepening of the 44-year-long strategy of the APSP to extend the struggle for African liberation and reparations into the heart of the white oppressor nation population.
In the midst of the revolutionary thrust of the African working class following the public murder of George Floyd on May 25, InPDUM celebrated the legacy of Marcus Garvey and his Universal Negro Improvement Association. InPDUM boldly declares themselves 21st century Garveyites.
After George Floyd was brutally murdered by police in Minneapolis on May 25 the African working class erupted in a profound, sustained resistance. That resistance has opened up the deepest questions about this society we live in and the origins of capitalism and white power itself.
“This is an institution founded in blood, the blood of black people!” These words, spoken by Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), echoed through downtown St. Petersburg, Florida on Friday morning, June 12, 2020.
It is time to demand reparations from the parasites, thieves and bloodsuckers who are fattening their bellies off the COVID-19 crisis while Africans and Indigenous people are dying at genocidal rates.
We rescued reparations, because from our perspective reparations is a function of the revolution.
“Extend the Vanguard onto the Pedestal!” was the slogan of the African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) report to the historic national Plenary of the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), held February 1-3 at Akwaaba Hall in St. Petersburg, FL.
It is urgent that we internalize the Chairman’s revolutionary definition for genuine reparations and how this informs the call to the white community to build the African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) and Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist Party.