Author and Labor Activist
Ahjamu Umi is an organizer for the All African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) since 1984. He has organized for the party in several countries on three continents and the Caribbean. He is a senior labor organizer for one of the largest labor unions within the U.S. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics/Political Science and he is the author of three full length literary fiction novels as well as a published study on mass incarceration. He has led and done bodyguard work to protect activists against violent white supremacist groups as well as led dangerous efforts to “liberate” foreclosed properties for evicted and houseless peoples. He runs his own blog site called Positive Action
Some topics that Ahjamu has spoken on are:
- What is White Supremacy?
- What is Capitalism?
- What is Patriarchy?
- What is the Role and Identify of African and other Colonized peoples within this white supremacist Society?
- What is the Role and Identity of White Accomplices within this white supremacist Society?
- Training Oppressed Communities on Methods to Protect Themselves against white supremacist attack/police terrorism.
Pan-African Writing/Fiction & Culture as a Tool for Justice:
- Best practices in social justice writing techniques
- Best practices for publishing social justice stories
- Navigating through the Publishing Industry with a Message of Justice
- Understanding Culture as a Tool for Justice
The International Labor Movement and African/Black People
- Capitalism/Labor/Africa/African people & Our Place in Labor Organizing
See Ahjamu Umi in action in the below link:
Ahjamu Umi is a part of the Cultural Workers Bureau.