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USM St. Pete Presents: “Murder of Fred Hampton” Film Night Benefit for the Black Power Blueprint

February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Murder of Fred Hampton
Documentary film screening and discussion
Hosted by the St Pete chapter of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement

Keynote speaker: Iniko Kitemona, African People’s Socialist Party

Monday, Feb 26th

Akwaaba Hall
1245 18th Ave South,
St Petersburg, FL 33705

REGISTER at https://murderoffredhamptonstpete.eventbrite.com/

Fred Hampton was the Chair of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party who was brutally assassinated by the FBI and Chicago police as part of their vicious COINTELPRO program, created to destroy the rising Black Revolution of the 60s. White people who supported the Panthers were nowhere to be found as Panther leaders were murdered and imprisoned. Today, COINTELPRO is back with the latest FBI designation of “black identity extremists, and this time, white people will not be complicit. We will defend the Black Revolution and organize in solidarity with African people’s right to resist and be liberated.

This is a fundraiser for The Reparations Tour; White Solidarity with the Black Power Blueprint

Wed, May 23rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Keynote Speaker: Kunde Mwamvita, Black Star Industies
Featured Speaker: Jesse Nevel, Uhuru Solidarity Movement

The Black Power Blueprint is a revolutionary project led by Ona Zene Yeshitela, the Deputy Chair of the African People’s Socialist Party and the manager of the African People’s Education and Defense Fund. This project is also led by the African working class community in St. Louis, MO, building economic development institutions in the heart of the impoverished African community. This includes a new Uhuru House Community Center, a Jiko Commercial Kitchen, an outdoor event space for the One Africa, One Nation Marketplace and a Community Garden.

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Akwaaba Hall
1245 18th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33705 United States
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