Inemesit Richardson is an organizer with the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) and All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union (A-AWRU) as well as a co-founder of the Thomas Sankara Center for African Liberation and Unity in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Her organizing work has taken her to the Garifuna communities of the Honduran coast, to the Zapatista caracoles of Chiapas, Mexico, and to the revolutionary island of Cuba. She has studied in Senegal where she first encountered and connected with the anti-imperialist Pan-African organizations of the Sahel as well as in Ghana where she first learned of the A-APRP and connected with the Socialist Forum of Ghana (now the Socialist Movement of Ghana). More recently, her A-APRP organizing brought her to the PAIGC headquarters in Guinea Bissau for the historic party congress.
In addition to this she works as a journalist for African Stream where she covers historical and contemporary stories related to African Unity and the struggle against western imperialism. She is also the communication director for the African Diaspora Alliance.
She has served as a correspondent for Press TV and made appearances on Alba TV, Krem TV (Belize), Programa Café Com MST, various radio programming within the United States as well as television programming within Burkina Faso.
She has given lectures or hosted workshops at the University of California, Los Angeles; Scripps College; Barnard College; and San Jose State University.
She speaks English, French, Portuguese and is working on her Mooré.
She is available to talk about:
- The history and legacy of socialist struggles on the African continent
- The history of and legacy of Pan-Africanism
- French colonialism, imperialism and neo-colonialism in West and Central Africa
- The Burkinabé revolution and the legacy of Thomas Sankara
- Historical and contemporary exchanges between the African Diaspora and the continent