Day 14: The training of African Revolutionaries at Party Intensive in St Petersburg, Florida

Our morning started off with the flag raising ceremony.

The highlights of the day were as follows:

All units got to present their leaflets for critique by Yejide Orunmila who led the working session on Monday.

Omowale Kefing , long time editor of the Burning Spear Newspaper, and Rich Piedrahita, the Party’s Art Director joined her on the panel. The critiques measured effectiveness of the leaflets, examining how well the units conveyed their messages through their layout and design choices.

For many of the unit members it was their first time using a computer to design a leaflet, but the final products looked good.

Next we had a workshop on "How to do a Fundraiser" led by APSC member Janice Kant, followed by an actual planning of a fundraiser. Each unit was assigned a specific type of fundraiser.

Unit 1, the Lawrence Mann Team. had to plan a gala fundraiser, our unit was combined with unit 4, the Che Guevara Team to plan a political event fundraiser, and unit 3, the Biko Lumumba Team had to plan a food booth fundraiser within 45 minutes.

After which our fundraiser plans were judged by the Office of Deputy Chair. Unit 3 the Biko Lumumba Team was chosen as having the best plan.

Lastly, Diop Olugbala and Janice Kant from the Office of the Deputy Chair, gave a workshop on “Working with Volunteers”. It was very informative and inspiring for the entire cadre.

On a more somber note, we learned today that comrade Yejide was leaving the intensive early. She is a true comrade, in every since of the word and she will be missed. Her contributions to the intensive are immeasurable.

We closed out the day with the flag retrieval ceremony, followed by dinner.

Forward to the Revolution Cadre!


- Advertisement -spot_img

Support African Working Class Media!

More articles from this author

The struggle for women’s liberation lies in revolution, not the idealism of feminism

Editor's Note: Je Amaechi is a socialist revolutionary studied in the works of Karl Marx and African theoreticians such those named in the essay....

The growth of the Uhuru Movement in Africa reflects thrust toward African Redemption

The International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) is located in 57 cities and 23 states of the United States, no less than eight countries...

Uhuru 3 legal counsel declares, “We’re building a bullet-proof defense!”

Leonard Goodman - National Lawyers Guild conference, Chicago, IL, April 14, 2024— I want to appreciate the National Lawyers Guild for having us and...

Similar articles

The African People’s Socialist Party calls for unity with Russia’s defensive war in Ukraine against the world colonial powers

On March 17, 2022, the African People's Socialist Party conducted a press conference featuring Chairman Omali Yeshitela, who put forward the official position of...

Fresh La Vwadezil’s ‘Mande Yo Pou Mwen’ justly criticizes oppressive powers for Haiti’s mass displacement

    HAITI—On March 17, 2021, singer-songwriter Fresh La—whose birth name is Donald Joseph and who is the lead singer of his band called “Vwadezil”—released a...

Cops Assassinate African Youth in Broad Daylight

The day after St. Petersburg police brutally executed Dominique, the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), defenders of the African working class, called a news conference led by Director of Agitation and Propaganda (AgitProp) Akilé Anai.