Emergency Response Pledge in response to FBI attacks

Join the RAPID RESPONSE for text and email alerts – Trial Date set for Tuesday, September 3, 2024 – Middle District Tampa, Florida.  Read the Court Documents HERE.

On July 29th, 2022, the FBI attacked four unamed “unindicted co-conspirators,” pictured left to right: African People’s Socialist Party (APSP) Chairman Omali Yeshitela, APSP AgitProp Director Akilé Anai, African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) Chair Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) Chair Jesse Nevel. On April 18, 2023, indictments were issued by the U.S. Department of Justice against African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African People’s Solidarity Committee Chair Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel.

On July 29, 2022, the FBI brutally raided seven offices and homes of the African People’s Socialist Party and Uhuru Movement in St. Louis, MO, and St. Petersburg, FL. 

Watch footage of the FBI raids HERE. 

January 2024 Update

Sign up Emergency Response Pledge to get text message and email updates about the Uhuru 3 case.  

On Friday, January 26, 2024 U.S. Magistrate Judge Anthony Porcelli in the federal district court of Tampa, Florida filed an order recommending that District Judge William Jung deny the Uhuru 3’s motion for dismissal of the bogus charges. The case is expected to go to trial on September 3, 2024.  We call on all supporters and defenders of free speech rights to attend the courthouse.  

Put the State on Trial! The People can win!

Read the Court Documents HERE.

 

April 2023 Update

On April 18, 2023, indictments were issued by the U.S. Department of Justice against African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African People’s Solidarity Committee Chair Penny Hess and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel.

Donate to our legal fund at HandsOffUhuru.org/Donate.  

March 2023 Update

In early March 2023, Regions Banks notified the Uhuru Movement that their “relationship would be terminated” for accounts specifically tied to funds for programs of the Black Power Blueprint in St. Louis.

See the Call to Action in Response to the Attack By Regions Bank

TAKE ACTION IN THE FACE OF ANY FURTHER STATE ATTACKS

Sign the pledge today to receive urgent action alerts as soon as the emergency response is mobilized!

You will receive notification by text and/or email. Announcements will also be on Chairman Omali Yeshitela’s Facebook Page and Twitter.

Call-in to:

  • U.S. President Biden
    202-456-1111
  • Merrick Garland, U.S. Attorney General
    202-514-2000 (Main line for the Department of Justice)
  • Call your congress person
    Find your representative
  • If you are outside the U.S.
    Call your U.S. embassy

DEMAND:

  • Stop the FBI attacks on Chairman Omali Yeshitela, the African People’s Socialist Party, the Uhuru Movement and Black Liberation organizations!
  • Drop the charges against all arrested and release them immediately!
  • Pay reparations for the damages and return all property stolen from the Uhuru Movement offices and homes.
    Reference: Talking points

On the Saturday following the attack:

  • Mobilize your base for large protests at the federal building in your town. If outside the U.S. mobilize at the U.S. embassy.
  • Donate to the defense fund at handsoffuhuru.org

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