[act-ma] Reparations Legacy Conference - Sat June 12, 1-6:30pm EST

Halley Murray paper_waves at riseup.net
Mon May 31 14:06:16 PDT 2021

Saturday June 12, 1pm-6:30pm EST on zoom
Registration and Program info: reparationslegacy.org/conference
Promo video to share: https://youtu.be/J-kd7IfrAPc
Instagram post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CPJIiYeB-rP/

*Reparations conference calls on white people with access to wealth to 
fund Black Liberation*

On June 12, 2021 the Reparations Legacy Project of the Black-led Uhuru 
Movement will host a virtual conference from 1:00pm to 6:30pm Eastern to 
organize white people with access to financial, generational, and social 
wealth to pay reparations.

Under the slogan, “Repair the damage. Return the stolen wealth. Fund 
Black Liberation”, the conference calls on white individuals, 
organizations and businesses invested in social change to support Black 
community-led economic development and self-determination programs.

This conference also challenges the massive global wealth disparities in 
which a small number of millionaires and billionaires hoard and control 
more wealth than the majority of the world’s peoples combined.

“This our way to take positive and meaningful action in the face of the 
rampant injustices inherent to a system born from slavery, genocide and 
colonialism,” said Jesse Nevel, coordinator of the Reparations Legacy 

Workshop topics and panels will include, “Beyond Philanthropy: How 
Businesses and Corporations Can Support Reparations” and “Reparations 
Towards Building the Independent Black Anti-Colonial Economy.” The 
conference will feature a keynote presentation by Omali Yeshitela, the 
Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party, as well as Penny Hess, 
author of the book /Overturning the Culture of Violence/ and longtime 
reparations activist.

The money raised from the Reparations Legacy Project is currently 
funding the Uhuru Movement’s Black Power Blueprint, a community-building 
initiative transforming North St. Louis, MO through economic 
development, renovation and political power by and for the Black working 

This multi-year venture is already home to the Uhuru Community Center, 
African Independence Workforce Program housing, a farmers market and a 
community garden, with half a dozen other large-scale projects in the 

“We’re building economic institutions based on the needs of the 
people...bringing the community together and creating our own solutions 
to feed, clothe and house ourselves. And having African 
self-determination and power over our own lives,”  said Ona Zene 
Yeshitela, President of the African People’s Education and Defense Fund 

Registration is open for the June 12th Reparations Legacy Conference at 

The following promotional video includes more information about the 
conference: https://youtu.be/J-kd7IfrAPc

*Halley Murray*
North Regional Coordinator, African People's Solidarity Committee 
Manager, Uhuru Planet Reparations Apparel <http://uhuruplanet.com>
Chair, Uhuru Solidarity Movement <http://uhurusolidarity.org> Boston Branch

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