The first edition of The AllEyesOnDC Think Tank Series for 2020 featured the D.C. Pan-African Council of Elders, a collective of elder Pan-Africanists from some of the prominent organizations in the D.C. metropolitan area who help set the tone for... Continue Reading →
All in all, this Ujima discussion, hosted by the Banneker City Local Coordinating Committee of the Pan-African Federalist Movement, demonstrated the level of collective grassroots work being done in the District to make African people more self determined. It also showed the potential for a larger, stronger socio-economic-political infrastructure much like what some African leaders advocated for during the 20th century in their demand of the United States of Africa.
Obi Egbuna’s analysis on the night of January 16th gave a nod to both Pan-African icons and called on leaders of African countries, as well as Black leaders here, to heed the calls of disillusioned grassroots organizers and young people who’re tired of the fruitless fanfare around identity politics.
During the last 30 years of his life, a period largely overlooked by the mainstream media, Ture organized globally and spread his message of Pan-African unification and anti-imperialism.
During a recent appearance on AllEyesOnDC, internationally renowned historian C.R. Gibbs talked about the Dr. King who grew in his African consciousness after trips across the Motherland during the 1960s independence movements.
In the centuries after the end of Maafa – the worldwide separation of African people via the Transatlantic Slave Trade – people of African descent have struggled to foster a collective consciousness under a global system that favors everything European.... Continue Reading →
My destination is homeward bound Though force try to hold I down Breaking chains has become the norm I know I must get through no matter what a gwaan - A couple verses from Destiny by Buju Banton This week,... Continue Reading →