What is the African Manifesto
The word African specifically relates to the indigenous people of the African continent and their descents in the Diaspora ( Caribbean , Americas , Arabia , etc). The race-nationality model such as that currently employed by African-American, African-Brazilian and African-Caribbean communities more accurately describes the identity whilst fully articulating the history and geopolitical reality.
The miscellaneous usage of the label 'Black' within this site reflects its contemporary use as a means to denote a specific
Saturday, July 4, 2015
A Nation Built on the Back of Slavery and Racism
Why Reparations? It began with 246 years of legal slavery in which we extracted wealth from the lives of African Americans. At the time of the Civil War, close to 4 million African americans were enslaved, 13 percent of american total population. After the war, institutional injustices focused on sealing their land and jobs and ensuring the African Americans did not build wealth as fast as the rest of Americans.