Onyesonwu Chatoyer is an organizer with the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party and the All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union, an editor with Hood Communist, and is coordinator of the Political Education Working Group of the National Coordinating Committee for the Venceremos Brigade. She is currently serving on the central committee of the A-APRP as a member of […]
Minister Server Tavares
Life Coach Minister Server Tavares – “The Hip Hop Life Coach”, has been called, “a dynamic Hip Hop leader with the spiritual conviction of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.; the motivational skills of Les Brown and the life coaching style of Phil Jackson!” A truly committed leader; he has spent over 25 years dedicated to […]
Artist, Roots Rock Reggae Kwame Bediako performs original root’s rock reggae. Musician/Poet Kwame Bediako credits his musical upbringing to his “elders” and the general environment of his home base in Ghana, West Africa, where his roots first blossomed. “There was drumming, and dancing, and of course singing,” says Kwame.
Poet, Musician, Artist Mutabaruka (formerly Allan Hope) was born in Rae Town, Kingston on 26th December 1952. After primary education he attended Kingston Technical High School, where he was a student for four years. Trained in Electronics, he left his first job after about six months and took employment at the Jamaica Telephone Company Limited. […]
MC Extraordinaire Sa-Roc the MC hails from the southeastern area of Washington DC, a city that’s a mashup of poverty stricken hoods, a strong radical movement, and a fierce loyalty to cultural preservation. This is the cocoon from which Sa-Roc was birthed and bred. A product of Afrikan-centered parents, Sa-Roc developed a rebel mentality from an […]
Master Drummer, Freedom Singer Seku Neblett purposefully articulates the connections between African creative work and political struggle. Music has always been part of Neblett’s life and work, and his art has always been intended to inspire political unity. He and older brother Charles Neblett, along with Bernice Johnson Reagon and others, were original members of […]
Ugochi and the African Soul Ensemble (A.S.E.)
Artist and Edutainer Ugochi and The African Soul Ensemble (A.S.E.) are taking over the world. Her musical interests span all corners of the globe. Ugochi was born to Nigerian parents in Chicago. She credits both worlds with being the catalyst for her unique word, sound power and singing ability. Ugochi’s sound has been described as […]
Musical Activist, MC, Singer, Songwriter Since receiving her Grammy nomination for her vocal contribution on The Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song, singer, emcee, and songwriter Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh) has been making waves in the indie music scene as a solo artist and is ready to take flight. […]
Lawyer and Activist Honest and rigorous analysis of self and society is an essential requirement throughout the life journey of any individual who seeks to make a contribution to advancing humanity. This is one of the many invaluable lessons that Sister Thandiwe Chimurenga learned from the great teacher and immortal Pan-Africanist, Kwame Ture.
Mark P. Fancher
Lawyer, Author and Activist Mark P. Fancher is an attorney and writer who monitors and analyzes the U.S. military presence in Africa. His commentaries appear regularly in the web magazine Black Agenda Report and in select newspapers.
Dr. Mjiba Frehiwot
African Studies Lecturer and Organizer Mjiba Frehiwot is an organizer for the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, Research Fellow in the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Pan-Africana Studies Department at Lincoln University. Dr. Frehiwot thinks deeply about how to decolonize and re-Africanize knowledge production in Africa. She is […]
Dr. Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe
Educator and Activist Dr. Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe has served as a Special Assistant to the Managing Director, as well as Assistant Managing Director and then Deputy Director of the Minority Business Enterprise Council of the City of Philadelphia, from 1984-1989.