We, the Afrikan people from all corners of the globe, come together in unity, supported and energized by our Divine Creator, our Glorious Ancestors, and our loving, sacred Mother Earth. With a deep-rooted understanding of our strength, skills, assets, resilience, tenacity, self-reliance, and historic achievements, we stand firm in our commitment to justice.
Recognizing the negative impact of White Supremacy, Patriarchy, and Capitalism, we are driven by a love for justice and a desire to dismantle these oppressive systems. We understand that true liberation can only be achieved through collective action and a commitment to uplifting the voices and experiences of all Afrikan people.
The Afrikan Peoples’ Liberation Charter serves as our living document, an action framework that outlines our vision and goals for a just and equitable future. It is a testament to our unity, resilience, and determination to create a better world for ourselves and future generations.
Our vision is a world where Afrikan people are free from the shackles of oppression, where our culture, history, and contributions are celebrated and honored. We envision a society where justice, equality, and self-determination are the cornerstones of our existence.
1. Economic Empowerment: We strive for economic self-reliance and empowerment, recognizing the importance of economic stability in achieving true liberation. We will support and uplift Afrikan-owned businesses, invest in our communities, and create opportunities for wealth generation.
2. Education and Knowledge: We advocate for culturally relevant education that celebrates the achievements and contributions of Afrikan people throughout history. We will reclaim our narratives, challenge Eurocentric curricula, and promote critical thinking and knowledge-sharing.
3. Political Power: We demand political representation and influence at all levels of governance. We will organize, mobilize, and support Afrikan leaders who prioritize the needs and aspirations of our communities. We will challenge systems of oppression and work towards the dismantling of White Supremacy.
4. Social Justice: We fight for social justice, striving to eradicate systemic racism, discrimination, and inequality. We will advocate for the rights of Afrikan people, including gender equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and the protection of our cultural heritage.
5. Environmental Stewardship: We recognize the interconnectedness of our liberation and the health of our sacred Mother Earth. We will prioritize sustainable practices, protect our natural resources, and address the environmental injustices faced by Afrikan communities.
1. Community Organizing: We will build strong, resilient communities by organizing and mobilizing Afrikan people. Through grassroots movements, we will address local issues, provide support systems, and create spaces for dialogue and collective action.
2. Collaboration and Solidarity: We will foster collaboration and solidarity with other marginalized communities to challenge and dismantle systems of oppression. By standing together, we amplify our voices and create a united front against injustice.
3. Advocacy and Policy Change: We will engage in advocacy efforts to influence policy change at local, national, and international levels. We will demand accountability from governments and institutions, ensuring that our voices are heard and our rights are protected.
4. Cultural Revitalization: We will celebrate and preserve our rich cultural heritage, promoting cultural events, art, music, and literature that reflect our diverse Afrikan identities. By reclaiming our culture, we strengthen our collective identity and resist cultural erasure.
5. Healing and Wellness: We will prioritize the healing and wellness of our communities, recognizing the impact of intergenerational trauma. We will create spaces for healing, provide access to mental health resources, and promote holistic well-being.
The Afrikan Peoples’ Liberation Charter is a call to action, a roadmap for justice and liberation. Together, we will work tirelessly to dismantle oppressive systems, uplift our communities, and create a future where all Afrikan people can thrive.