[sixties-l] Fwd: Millions For Reparation March, Protest and Demonstration

From: Shakur El (reshapeyourminds@hotmail.com)
Date: Sat Feb 09 2002 - 11:52:50 EST

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    Shakur El

    Shakur El
    >From: Conrad Worrill
    >To: MillionsForReparations05@yahoo.com
    >Subject: Millions For Reparation March, Protest and Demonstration
    >Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 16:39:24 -0800 (PST)
    >National Black United Front (NBUF)
    >12817 Ashland Avenue - Flr. 1
    >Calumet Park, Illinois 60827
    >(708) 389 ^ 9929 (Office) (708) 389 ^ 9819
    >E-Mail Address: nbufchi@allways.net
    >For further information, call:
    >(708) 389 - 9929
    >The Durban 400 announces a Millions For Reparation
    >March, Protest and Demonstration
    >The Durban 400, a group lead by NBUF and the December
    >12th Movement at the World Conference Against Racism
    >and that influenced the "Declaration" that the Trans
    >Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery was a crime Against
    >Humanity is calling for a Millions For Reparations
    >March, Protest, and Demonstration in the Nations
    >Capital, Washington, D.C. on August 17, 2002. This
    >demonstration will honor Marcus Mosiah Garvey on the
    >115th Anniversary of his birth.
    >The Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, Slavery, and Jim Crow
    >set the stage for the 21st Century. The policy of
    >entrenched racism has emanated from all branches of
    >the United States government, from the days of the
    >auction block to the recent United States walkout of
    >the United Nations World Conference Against Racism
    >held in Durban, South Africa. The United States
    >government has relentlessly held on to its white
    >supremacist ideology.
    >The exploitation of African people in this country has
    >taken many forms through the years. The centuries of
    >chattel slavery laid the foundation of our
    >relationship to America. From the sharecropping fields
    >to the factories, African labor built the "super
    >power" that is the United States. In return, we have
    >endured the terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan, systematic
    >lynchings, chain gangs, plantation prisons, police
    >torture and murder, poverty, miseducation, inadquate
    >housing, unemployment, welfare WEP programs, ACS child
    >kidnappings, voter discrimination, crack, heroin,
    >Rockefeller drug laws, Political Prisoners, and the
    >assassination of our leaders. However, we're still
    >The demand for reparations for African people is just
    >and simple. It is simply an attempt to "repair," to
    >"make whole" the descendants of the victims of the
    >Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, which was a CRIME AGAINST
    >HUMANITY! Crimes against humanity have no stature of
    >limitations. And our people still suffer from the
    >vestiges of their enslavement and colonization.
    >We are going to the Capitol of the United States,
    >built on slave labor, the rightful and only place to
    >declare our human and legal right to REPARATIONS.
    >THEY OWE US!!!
    >We must Struggle for Self-Determination !
    >We must Fight for Liberation !
    >Every African in American owes it to him/herself to
    >support the fight for REPARATIONS
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