1.22.08 Pan Africanist-Kwame Ture "Unity, Power & Economics" & George Jackson University
Alafia this is Sista Zionne with Freedom Now's program for this January 22, 2008.. Freedom Now with have our raising the bars prisoners segment with Brothas Mateef's analysis of the Grand Jury injustice system as well as how Brotha's and Sista in prison can join the George Jackson University . Sista Zionne will present the African Drum Beat historical calendar of personalities and events that highlight the struggle of humanity over systems of exploitation. The Last Poets will provide our spoken word piece with - Black Is and our . Our central theme will be the topic "Unity, Power and Economics" a lecture given by Kwame Ture in Harlem New York. Kwame Ture formerly known as Stokely Carmichael is one of those rare individuals who reflects the Ideological and organization evolution of the African Liberation struggle from Civil Rights through Black Power to Pan Africanism define as " the total liberation and Unification of Africa and all African People under scientific socialism."
We will have our creative music mix with sounds from Africa, the Carribbean, Europe and the US. and some interesting clips. So call a friend for tonights journey into Freedom Now.
As always we stand Ready For The Revolution
Intro to Kwame
We will now listen to Kwame Ture;s lecture on Unity, Power and Econonics given in Harlem New York. Who is Kwame Ture ? Kwame Ture was formely Stokely Carmichael a political activist targeted by the J.Edgar Hoover FBI's as the potential Black Messiah that would lead Black folks to revolution. He was a key organizer with the Civil Rights movements SNICK - the Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating committee which were the students foot soldiers for the organization of African peasants in the South. The day to day, month to month grassroots works done by these students when the media wasn't around characterize the work of SNCC setting up the framework for SCLC and Dr. Martin Luther King. With the call for Black Power he transition to become the Minister of Information for the Black Panther Party. He continuted his Ideological and organization development by his relocation to Africa to join the global Pan African Movement as a member of the Convention Peoples's Party of Ghana under Kwame Nkrumah and the Party Democratic of Guinea under Sekou Toure . He became the lead organizer for the All African People's Revolutionary Party reflecting the Ideological evolution of the struggles of African people from a domestic US base to a global offensive rooted on the contient of Africa. To combat global European Capitalist supremacy we must organize the African working class , the people;s sector globally. So on the question of Unity, Power and Economics we will hear from Brotha Kwame Ture, May he rest in peace.