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Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign

Fundraising for "Hands Off Uhuru" campaign, in support of the right of African people to organize for liberation. Building support for legal defense and organizing work.


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On July 29th of 2022 the FBI militarily raided seven homes and offices of the Uhuru (“Freedom”) Movement including the home of its founder and leader, Omali Yeshitela, the Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party. This video shows footage from the raids. Now, indictments and arrests of Chairman Omali Yeshitela and other Uhuru leaders and members are expected within weeks. 

The U.S. government has fabricated the bogus charge that Chairman Yeshitela and the Uhuru Movement are “Russian agents” to justify putting the 82-year-old Yeshitela in prison for the rest of his life. Chairman Omali Yeshitela’s official statement can be read here.

Since its founding in 1972, the Uhuru Movement has organized for the liberation of African people worldwide, building economic development and self-reliance programs in black working class communities such as the Black Power Blueprint in North St. Louis, MO. 

We are calling on all supporters of freedom and justice around the world to show your solidarity with Chairman Omali Yeshitela and the Uhuru Movement at this critical moment in history! The FBI’s threat to imprison Chairman Omali represents a profoundly dangerous assault on the supposed rights to freedom of speech, political expression and assembly for which African people have historically fought and died in the United States. 

Hands off Chairman Omali Yeshitela! Hands Off the Uhuru Movement! 


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Fund Disbursement

Divested (fund disbursement)
from Edward Charles Foundation to Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign
-$27,745.80 USD
Invoice #199495
Added funds #748004
Added funds #748002
Today’s balance

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Total raised

$224,532.70 USD

Total disbursed

$224,532.70 USD

Estimated annual budget

$50,810.46 USD


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News from Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign

Updates on our activities and progress.

Exciting Update! Hands Off Uhuru’s New Fiscal Sponsor - Submit your pledges today!

Uhuru! The Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign is excited to announce that we are once again able to accept donations, now that we have established a new fiscal sponsor! You can continue to fund this legal defense by going t...
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Published on April 16, 2024 by Mwezi Odom

Urgent Updates on our Fiscal Sponsorship, and Next Steps

To all supporters of the Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Defense Campaign, We are writing to inform all of you, our incredible donors and coalition members, about urgent updates with our fundraising campaign. We received the unexpected n...
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Published on March 17, 2024 by Mwezi Odom

We Are Winning! [2023 Annual Update]

Thank you to all of the incredible supporters who have donated to the Hands Off Uhuru Campaign in 2023, a historic year of resistance and struggle! With your support, 2023 has been a powerful year of victories in the anti-c...
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Published on December 22, 2023 by Mwezi Odom


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Published on March 1, 2023 by Mwezi Odom

Uhuru! (Freedom) Thank you for donating to the Hands Off Uhuru! Hands Off Africa! Campaign! We want to show our appreciation by for each of your generous donations! Please fill out the for linked below so that we can have your mailing addre...

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