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  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    This is the letter of the law by which we must live not by the BLACK CODES LAWS that have reared their ugly heads! "When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth , the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.


    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT  OF HAPPINESS.  That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes DESTRUCTIVE to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it,  and to institute a new government, laying its foundations on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.” 


    WE WANT OUR LAND AND WE WANT AN INVESTIGATIVE COMMITEE OF THE UNITED NATIONS TO CITE THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT FOR GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST FORMER CAPTIVES OF AFRICA. Forcing them to give us what was given to the Jews of Germany for the slaughter of German-Jews, REPARATIONS AND RESTITUTIONS.  All lands as declared by General Sherman in 'FIELD ORDER No. 15, and for the additional years of hate and murder all the Southern States as our home land.  These states are to be ours as a condition of the War Powers Act that gives the President the authorty to honor all treties and resolutions of war, as payment for winning the Civil War for the Union by the Colored Regiments of the Union Army!

  • 00:30

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    Today we continue our reading of the greatest speech given by our beloved leader Malcolm El Haji Shabazz. Open your minds and picture this as today, because guess what it is! "One of the last things I must say concerning the Congo: not only do they not intend for the Congo to fall into African hands because of its mineral wealth--and it has the greatest deposits of some of the richest elements, or minerals, of any other area on this earth. They don't intend to give it up because of its wealth; another reason they don't intend to give it up is if you look at the map you'll see that it is so strategically located geographically.Wherein, if a real genuine African government were to come in power over the Congo, then it would be possible for African troops from all countries to invade Angola--which is a Portuguese possession. And if Angola fell, and it would fall, then it would only be a matter of time before South-West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, and Butuanoland also would fall. And it would put African troops right on the border of South Africa. And that's where they really want to get, that man down there in South Africa. And the United States' interests are involved in blocking this, yes! Some of these liberals who grin in your face like they're your best friends, they have money tied up in the Congo. Some of the most powerful political figures in this country, come up and governors over states, [have] got interests in the Congo, and got interests in South Africa, and got interests all over the African continent, and go there! And as the Africans awaken and realSo, now what effect does this have on us? Why should the Black man in America concern himself--since he's been away from the African continent for three or four hundred years--why should we concern ourselves? What impact does what happens to them have upon us? N" Malcolm El Haji Shabazz, Feb. 13, 1965.


     

  • 00:35

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    They projected Africa always in a negative light: jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized. Why then naturally it was so negative [that] it was negative to you and me, and you and I began to hate it. We didn't want anybody telling us anything about Africa, much less calling us Africans. In hating Africa and in hating the Africans, we ended up hating ourselves, without even realizing it. Because you can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. You can't hate your origin and not end up hating yourself. You can't hate Africa and not hate yourself.  You show me one of these people over here who have been thoroughly brainwashed, who has a negative attitude toward Africa, and I'll show you one that has a negative attitude toward himself. You can't have a positive attitude toward yourself and a negative attitude toward Africa at the same time. To the same degree that your understanding of and attitude toward Africa becomes positive, you'll find that your understanding of and your attitude toward yourself will also become positive. And this is what the white man knows. So they very skillfully made you and me hate our African identity, our African characteristics.


    You know yourself--and we have been a people who hated our African characteristics. We hated our hair, we hated the shape of our nose--we wanted one of those long, dog-like noses, you know. Yeah. We hated the color of our skin, hated the blood of Africa that was in our veins. And in hating our features and our skin and our blood, why, we had to end up hating ourselves.

  • 00:30

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    The South is on fire right now, I have been traveling in my homeland for 2 days speaking to the Youth about the conditions of the climate of violence that has become the topic of today, in the South.  I have heard so much of a news black out that it is as if the White Supremest are blinding the people to the fact that they have declared war on the Black People.  Lynchings determined to be suicide, arrested and killed, mysterious church bombings.  I am here in the south an observing the real phenomena, of racist behavior.   


    "The threat to america, however, does not exist in negro america, but rather as a result of negro america. If one examines the structure of this country closely he will note that there are three basic categories: they are white america, negro america, and Black america. The threat to the existing structure comes from Black america, which exists in contradiction to both white and negro america. It is the evolution of these contradictions that has given rise to the present revolutionary conditions. Revolution is indeed inevitable, and, as the cycle of change closes around america's racist environment, the issue of color becomes more pertinent. 


    Color is the first thing Black people in america become aware of. You are born into a world that has given color meaning and color becomes the single most determining factor of your existence. Color determines where you live, how you live and, under certain circumstances, if you will live. Color determines your friends, your education, your mother's and father's jobs, where you play, what you play and, more importantly, what you think of yourself. " H. RAP BROWN

  • 00:34

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "The step-by-step process that was used by the press: First they fanned the flame in such a manner to create hysteria in the mind of the public. And then they shift gears and fan the flame in a manner designed to get the sympathy of the public. And once they go from hysteria to sympathy, their next step is to get the public to support them in whatever act they're getting ready to go down with. You're dealing with a cold calculating international machine, that's so criminal in its objectives and motives that it has the seeds of its own destruction, right within. They use the press to emphasize that white hostages are being held by [inaudible]--imagine that--or white priests, white missionaries, white nuns--they don't say nuns: white nuns. You know what the paper said right here in Detroit: white missionaries, not just a missionary; a white nun--as if there's a difference between a white nun and a black nun; or a white priest and a black priest; or if the light that's in a white skin is more valuable than a light within a black skin. This is what they're implying! And the press--look at the press when this thing was going on--and you will see what I'm talking about. They're vicious in their whiteness.


    But still, I wouldn't judge them just 'cause they're white, or they'd call me a racist. [I'm] judging by their deeds, by their conscious behavior--and you know how they've been consciously behaving in the Congo, and how they consciously behave in Vietnam, and how they consciously behave right now in Alabama and Mississippi. So you and I got to get conscious, and start behaving in a way that we can offset this thing before it's too late--and this is what they don't want to hear." Malcolm El Haji Shabazz . The idea that Africa is free after liberation is something we must examine throughly. For we must FREE THE LAND IF WE ARE TO BE FREE! FREE THE LAND!!! ONE SETTLER ONE BULLET!

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    On the question of taking down the Dixie flag, it is an insult to our 54th that it still is flying! " The men of the 54th were outgunned and outnumbered. Two hundred and eighty one of the 600 charging soldiers were killed, wounded or captured. Shaw himself was shot in the chest on his way over the wall and died instantly. To show their contempt for the soldiers of the 54th, the Confederates dumped all of their bodies in a single unmarked trench and cabled Union leaders that “we have buried [Shaw] with his niggers.” The Southerners expected that this would be such an insult that white officers would no longer be willing to fight with black troops. In fact, the opposite was true: Shaw’s parents replied that there could be “no holier place” to be buried than “surrounded by…brave and devoted soldiers.”


    Our People fought for the freedom of this country twice without question or pause, yet we are still treated as Chattel.  I do not care how many Civil Rights laws are passed the fact remains that we are Human Beings without equality to the White Man as long as he can kill us with out impunity.  In the years since the Panthers were hunted down and the people's vanguard Party disbanded by Bobby Seal officially, the murder of Black People has skyrocketed.  Every day at least 30 Black People are killed by the Police and other White Supremacist without any accountability.  We are a people totally oppressed because we simply have not fought for the Panther's ideas.  We have established programs in this country that the government has officially taken over and we are determined to be a nonessential part of the people? What are Black People thinking "The State of South Carolina and the City of Charleston in particular hold the spirit of great Black History.  N


     

  • 00:23

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    05/31/2015*****They use the press. That doesn't mean that all reporters are bad. Some of them are good… I suppose. But you can take their collective approach to any problem and see that they can always agree when it gets to you and me. They knew that were giving this affair--which is designed to honor outstanding Black Americans, is it not? You'd find nothing in the newspapers to give the slightest hint that this affair was going to take place. Not one hint.


    Why? You see, you have many sources of news. If you don't think that they're in cahoots, watch! They're all interested, or none of them are interested. It's not a staggering thing. They're not going to say anything in advance [about an event] that's being given by any Black people who believe in functioning beyond the scope of the ground rules that are laid down by the "liberal" element of the power structure. Malcolm El Haji Malik Shabazz 


    What constitutes a slave, this is the description of the White Establishment Government that oppresses us. "1. The descendants of all who were stolen by John Hawkins and others on the coast of Africa!  The law of heredity slavery, as defended by Henry Clay and Mr. Gholson, and as practiced by the entire community of slaveholders, identifies their slaveholding with the slaveholding of John Hawkins, and bases their claim of property upon his! If this is not so, the they are guilty of commencing the process de novo, and of kidnapping the innocent helpless infant  "upon their own hook!" This is called being born to a slave inheritance! This is the "innocent legal relation!" THE AMERICAN SLAVE CODE IN THEORY AND PRACTICE:.... WILLIAM GOODELL pp.272  This is what they would like for us to accept and this is what we wholeheartedly reject. No man should have the control over another mans life or posterity

  • 00:31

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

            OCTOBER 1966
            
        THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY
    PLATFORM AND PROGRAM  WHAT WE WANT ANT WHAT WE BELIEVE 
    WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK COMMUNITY. We believe that Black People will not be free until we are able to determine our destiny.
    WE WANT FULL EMPLOYMENT FOR OUR PEOPLE. We believe that the federal government is responsible and obligated to give every man employment or guaranteed income.  We believe that if the white American businessmen will not give full employment, then the means of production should be taken from the businessmen and placed in the community can organize and employ all of its people of the community can organize and employ all of its people and give a high standard of living.
    WE WANT AN END TO THE ROBBERY BY THE CAPITALIST OF OUR BLACK COMMUNITY. We believe that this racist government has robbed us and now we are demanding the overdue debt of forty acres and two mules. Forty acres and two mules were promised 100 years ago as restitution for slave labor and mass murder of Black people. We will accept the payment in currency which will be distributed to ur many communities.  The Germans are now adding the Jews in Israel for the genocide of the Jewish people .  The Germans murdered six million Jews. The American racist has taken part in the slaughter of over fifty million Black people;  therefore, we feel that this is a modest demand that we make.
    WE WANT DECENT HOUSING, FIT FOR SHELTER OF HUMAN BEINGS. We believe that if the white landlords will not give decent housing to our Black community, then the housing and the land should be made into cooperatives so that our community, with government aid, can build and make decent housing for its people.


     

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    Our final reading from Huey's chapter on Patrolling on today's show will be delayed until 11pm daylight savings time. Because of the nature of this broadcast I choose to share this information with those who are really intrested in the 10 point plan and how it was started.  "I started rapping off the essential points for the survival of Black and oppressed people in the United States. Bobby wrote them down and then we separated those ideas into tow sections, "WHAT WE WANT" and "WHAT WE BELIEVE."   We split them up because the ideas fell naturally into two distinct categories.  It was necessary to explain why we wanted certain things.  At the same time, our goals were based on beliefs, and we set those out too.  In the section on beliefs, we made it clear that all objective conditions necessary for attaining our goals were already in existence, but that a number of societal factors stood in our way.  This was to help the people understand what was working against them.


    All in all, our ten-point program took about twenty minutes to write. Thinking it would take days, we were prepared for a long session, but we never got to the small mountain of books piled up around us. We had come to an important realization: books could only point in a general direction; the rest was up to us.  This is the program we wrote down:

  • 00:34

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "Mao and Fanon and Guevara all saw clearly that the people had been stripped of their dignity , and not by any philosophy or mere words, but at gunpoint.  They had suffered and holdup by gangsters, a rape; for them,  the only way to win freedom was to meet force with force.  At bottom, this is a form of self-defense.  Although that defense might at times take on characteristics of aggressions, in the final analysis the people do not initiate; they simply respond to what has been inflicted upon them.  People respect the expression of strength and dignity by men who refuse to bow to the weapons of oppression.  Though it may mean death,  these men will fight, because death with dignity is preferable to ignominy.  Then, too there is always the chance that the oppressor will be overwhelmed." HUEY P. NEWTON

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF TEH PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "From 1954 to 1964 was the era in which we witnessed the emerging of Africa. The impact that this had upon the civil rights struggle in America has never been told, fully told.


    For one reason--for one thing, one of the primary ingredients in the complete civil rights struggle was the 'Black Muslim' movement. The 'Black Muslim' movement, though it took no part in things political, civic--it didn't take too much part in anything other than stopping people from doing this drinking, smoking, and so on. Moral reform it had, but beyond that it did nothing. But it talked such a strong talk until it put the other Negro organizations on the spot. Before the 'Black Muslim' movement came along, the NAACP was looked upon as radical; they were getting ready to investigate it. And then along came the 'Muslim' movement and frightened the white man so much he began to say, "Thank God for old Uncle Roy and Uncle Whitney and Uncle A. Philip and Uncle...--you've got a whole lot of uncles in there. I can't remember their names, they're all older than I, so I call them "uncle." Plus, if you use the word "Uncle Tom" nowadays, I heard they'll sue you for libel, you know. So I don't call any of them Uncle Tom anymore. I call them Uncle Roy.


    One of the things that made the 'Black Muslim' movement grow was its emphasis upon things African. This was the secret to the growth of the 'Black Muslim' movement. African blood, African origin, African culture, African ties. And you'd be surprised, we discovered that deep within the subconscious of the Black man in this country, he's still more African than he is American. He thinks that he's more American than African, because the man is jiving him, the man is brainwashing him every day. He's telling him, "You're an American, you're an American." Malcolm El Haji Malik Shabaz

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