SwapThink is the first site exclusively by and about young people of African descent.
Former Australian football star Heritier Lumumba has launched SwapThink, a digital destination that is the first of its kind. The site offers commentary, essays, and original content by and about people of African descent living, working, and playing around the world.
Following the site's launch, SwapThink will release weekly content with an eye toward delivering unique perspectives and groundbreaking ex
Fifty-one years to the day, Jan. 17, 1961 since the assassination of the Congo’s first elected Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba in 1960; “the most important assassination of the 20th century,” according to Prof. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, a professor of African and Afro-American studies at the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Washington-based Congolese advocacy organization Friends of the Co
Solidarity statement presented by Obasi Camera, Outreach Coordinator of the Ujima People's Progress Party organizing committee, to the founding convention of the New York Freedom Party on February 12, 2010 in Brooklyn, New York. The New York Freedom Party is the first independent African-led electoral party to be formed in the State of New York.
Brothers, Sisters and Comrades in the Struggle for Social Justice and Human
Obasi Camara, Outreach Coordinator for the grassroots political organization Ujima People's Progressive Party, promotes the group in West Baltimore. Ujima needs 10,000 signatures to qualify as an official political party. (Courtesy Photo) Members of a local Black grassroots organization say Marylanders need a new type of political party that advocates for the working class.
The "community-controlled" Ujima People's Progressive Party supports a living wage, the r
At a time when some have chosen to celebrate the so called 50th anniversary of African political independence, it is important to remember that even before the war against Fascism all the means (including criminal) had been used to sabotage the different attempts made for the liberation of African people.
Rather than some phantasmagorical independence, the contemporary political history of African
Chokwe Lumumba For Jackson, MS City Council
Building a New Jackson, Building a New South, Building Self-Determination!
The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) is taking a bold step to advance the cause of New Afrikan Self-determination. Building off the experiences of developing the Freedom Party in Selma, Alabama and the Reconstruction Party in New Orleans, Louisiana, MXGM co-founder, Chokwe Lumumba, is running for City Council in Jackson, Mississippi. The aim of this run is to implement a p