Understanding that black people are African people everywhere, the Uhuru Movement, led by the African Socialist International, has built worldwide organizations for economic and political self-reliance. Throughout the U.S., Africa, Britain, Europe, the Caribbean and South America, the Uhuru Movement unites African people to defend the rights of African people everywhere.
For the last 22 years the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) has fought courageously for justice for African victims of police brutality and defends the right for African people to resist colonial oppression. InPDUM also fights for the African community’s right to community control of education and housing.
The goal of Black Star Industries (BSI) is to begin the process of building an economic system for African people. Africa and Africans have taken care of Europe and others for more than 500 years while African people have faced hardships and starvation in Africa and throughout the world.
Uhuru Foods and Pies creates, produces and sells fresh foods for economic development. African control of land, resources, food production and distribution is the goal.
The nonprofit African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) builds dynamic community programs that address the needs of African people around education, health and economic development, that can be reproduced by African communities all over the world to change the conditions and build a positive future for African people.
The Uhuru Houses and Akwaaba (Welcome) Halls are economic and cultural hubs of activity with programs such as St. Pete Kids Got Talent, Black Love Comedy Jam, town hall meetings and low-cost community rentals.Health and Wellness programs include the TyRon Lewis Community Fitness Gym, Kids Fit Camp, BoxAerobics, free HIV screenings and Health Festivals/Black Sunday Community Health Days. The Uhuru Jiko Community Commercial Kitchen offers the means for economic empowerment and community commerce, unleashing culinary and entrepreneurial talents.
The All-African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP) is an African led non-profit organization established to engage in development projects that improve the quality of life in African communities worldwide by making use of the vast technical expertise of Africans everywhere.
The activities of AAPDEP include infant and maternal health clinics, rainwater harvesting, community electrification through renewable energy technologies, farming, fishing, community health workers training and education initiatives.
Burning Spear Media is the independent media of the African working class, and features at its core the oldest African liberation newspaper in publication, The Burning Spear newspaper, published since 1968.
Burning Spear Media includes The Burning Spear online: UhuruNews.com and UhuruRadio.com, with live weekly broadcasts and an annual Radiothon.