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Attorney files Notice of Intent to Sue the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office on One Year Anniversary of drowning of three black girls 


On Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10am, on the one year anniversary of the drowning of three black girls, Dominique Battle, Ashaunti Butler, and La’Niyah Miller, Attorney Aaron T. O'Neal, counsel for Kunde Mwamvita (Yashica Clemmons), mother of one of the three girls Dominique Battle, will be filing a Notice of Intent to Sue the Pinellas Sheriff’s Office for the drowning of Dominique Battle.

 

Newly-released video of Mike Brown proves what African people already knew 


About 100 protestors gathered outside of the convenience store Mike Brown visited on August 9, 2014 shortly before he was murdered in cold blood by now former Ferguson cop, Darren Wilson on March 12, 2017. The protest was sparked by a clip of newly-released video showing Brown at the convenience store the night before his murder. The video was used in a documentary about his murder, titled “Stranger Fruit.” It was featured at the SXSW film festival last month.

 
Before the murder of Mike Brown, the African community in Ferguson, already under military occupation by the police on a daily basis, saw that military occupation quadruple in size with the addition of tanks, troops and martial law after Mike’s murder.

Trump's inauguration and the exposing of white nationalism 


Donald John Trump was inaugurated as the president of U.S. on January 20, 2017. He became the 45th president to take office.

He began his inauguration speech by thanking the past U.S. presidents that were present at the ceremony, including Barack Obama, whom Trump claimed a fierce opposition to during his campaign.

This shows that Trump is aligned with imperialism and simply used backlash against the black president to consolidate the white working class.

The African People's Socialist Party puts revolution back on the agenda with a magnificent Plenary!  


The African People's Socialist Party (APSP) held its 2017 Plenary on January 7 through 9, 2017 at its headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL. 

The theme for this year's Plenary was “Putting Revolution Back on the Agenda.”

The Plenary was a revolutionary experience in every sense of the word as over 100 comrades traveled from all around the country and as far away as the Caribbean (Bahamas) and Europe (Sweden). The three-day Plenary was filled with political education, dynamic reports of the Party’s work for 2016, a variety of cultural performances and even an African naming ceremony.