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📣 Hands Off Uhuru! Fightback Coalition 📣 OPEN MEETING Tuesday, Sept 26th @ 1pm ET

📣 Mass Meeting 📣 

Monday August 28 @ 7pm ET

“Build the Anti-Colonial Free Speech Sanctuary Movement!” 



Tue Oct 3rd 2:00pm – 3:30pm (PDT)
San Francisco State University, Knuth Hall, School of Creative Arts1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA
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Campaign News & Analysis

On July 17, 2023 attorney Leonard Goodman, on behalf of the Uhuru 3 who were indicted in April, filed a Motion to Dismiss the widely denounced, politically motivated charges that Chairman Omali Yeshitela and the Uhuru Movement, who have been fighting for 50 years for reparations to African people, are “Russian agents.” #DropTheCharges

On Sunday, September 24, 2023, just days before the Uhuru 3 legal team presented their oral arguments for the Motion to Dismiss at the federal courthouse in Tampa, Florida, Charles Barron, City Councilman for New York City’s 42nd district, introduced a resolution condemning government repression of the African People’s Socialist Party and the Uhuru Movement.]



As the July 29 one-year anniversary of the FBI raids on properties belonging to the African People’s Socialist Party, its solidarity committee and the Uhuru Movement passes, the US Peace Council condemns the violent and illegal state attack on the rights and freedoms of Chairman Omali Yeshitela, Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel, known as the “Uhuru 3”, and those whom they serve. … Read the full statement

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Dr. Cornel West calls for defense of the Uhuru 3 on Black Power Media - June 28, 2023

“We are not guilty! We will continue to exercise our right to free speech and build the movement for black liberation!”

On April 18, the U.S. government announced indictments against the Uhuru 3 – African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African People’s Solidarity Committee Chair Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel.

On May 10, the Uhuru 3 spoke to the press for the first time since their April 18 indictments on bogus federal charges. Watch the press conference.

We are putting the state on trial! Join the counteroffensive! Now’s the time to donate to our legal fund at

Mass Meeting

Hands Off Uhuru! Coalition Mass Meeting & Campaign Updates!
Emergency Mass Meeting

Monday, July 17th
7pm ET / 6pm CT / 4pm PT

Join the Mass Meeting of the Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign!

We are building the Anti-Colonial Free Speech Movement and have exciting announcements about the Hands Off Uhuru! Fightback Coalition.

Hear updates from the Hands Off Legal Defense Support Committee as we prepare to Put the State on Trial!

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Emergency Response Pledge

Join the RAPID RESPONSE if the U.S. colonial state and FBI make any further moves against the Uhuru Movement!


Talking Points

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African Martyrs Day Events

From February 18-28, organize an African Martyrs Day event in your city to denounce the brutal FBI attacks on Chairman Omali Yeshitela and the Uhuru Movement.

What You Can Do

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Hold a teach-in, press conference or demonstration to raise awareness and support for the campaign.


On Friday, July 29, 2022, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) initiated a political assault against the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), the broader Uhuru Movement and its leader, Chairman Omali Yeshitela, in the form of pre-dawn raids.

This attack employed the use of dozens of tactical gear-sporting FBI agents, battering rams, flashbang grenades, assault rifles, drones and more.

The attacks occurred in two cities where our Party has prominent bases: St. Petersburg, Florida and St. Louis, Missouri, the latter our recently established Party headquarters.

They were simultaneous, beginning at 5:00 AM in the Midwest and 6:00 AM on the east coast. The attacks happened at a time when the FBI assumed our leaders would have been in a vulnerable state. It was also an attempt to make it impossible for our leaders to connect with one another, to prepare for whatever was to come next.

…Read the full story

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