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Human rights lesson from Venezuela to U.S. listen

01/06/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Members of the Uhuru movement in St. Petersburg think the United States isn’t doing enough to help the poor. Last Friday the group held a reception for a Venezuelan representative who told them why the U.S. could learn a thing or two from his country’s social programs.

“Understand that the government can use the resource they have to solve the problem of people in term of health, in term of education, in term of housing. That’s the main concern they have.”

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Uhurus kick off "A Day in Solidarity with African People" listen

09/22/11 Sarah Curran
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The Uhuru movement wants people to fight back against the oppression of Africans by white capitalism. They kicked off the Event “A Day in Solidarity with African people” Wednesday night in St. Petersburg to raise awareness .

The African People's Socialist Party founded the Uhuru Movement on the ideals that Africans and all oppressed people need to push back against the domination of the white people. Uhuru movement founder Omali Yeshitela says the organizations hopes to end all oppression...

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St. Pete delegation helps community projects in Sierra Leone listen

12/18/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A delegation of local activists recently returned from Sierra Leone in West Africa. They helped set up community projects there, and will talk about their trip on Sunday in St. Petersburg.

Aisha Fields is the director of the All-African People’s Development and Empowerment Project and Nyabinga Dzimbahwe is the director of Uhuru Radio and Uhuru News.

On Sunday at 4 pm they will talk more about their projects in Sierra Leone at the Uhuru House, 1245 18th Avenue S...

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Uhurus embrace Green Party candidates listen

09/29/08 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Uhurus held their 17th annual convention in St. Petersburg on Saturday. Presidential and vice presidential candidates from all of the political parties were invited to debate at the event, but only Green Party vice presidential nominee, Rosa Clemente, participated.

Socialist Party presidential nominee Brian Moore was scheduled to participate in a discussion panel with Green Party vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente, but cancelled his appearance right before the two-day conventi...

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