Akile Anai

Akile Anai

Director, African People’s Socialist Party’s Department of Agitation and Propaganda

Akile Anai is the Director of the African People’s Socialist Party’s Department of Agitation and Propaganda. She is 23 years old, making her the youngest to ever sit on the APSP’s National Central Committee.

Ms. Anai serves as Editor in Chief for The Burning Spear newspaper and political leadership for the APSP’s radio and internet media outlets. She’s been a political activist since graduating high school in 2015.

She ran for City Council in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 2017 and 2019, on a reparations platform and was profiled by Ebony Magazine as a “Millennial of Change”.

Ms. Anai was the first candidate in known history to run on a reparations platform in the U.S.