African Unity and Reparatory Justice Keynote Speech Delivered by Hon. Samia Yaba Nkrumah, President of the Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Centre on October 10th, 2017, at the Launch of the Centre for Reparation Research at the University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. “…Freedom is not a commodity which is ‘given’ to the enslaved upon demand. It is a precious reward, the shining trophy of struggle and sacrifice. Nor do the struggle…
Pan-Africanism is an ideology and movement that encourages the solidarity of Africans worldwide. It is based on the belief that unity is vital to economic, social, and political progress and aims to “unify and uplift” people of African descent.
By Patrick Delices
One day after Malcolm X’s revolutionary “Message to the Grassroots” speech, Pan-African leader and the first President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah delivered a thoughtful and analytical speech to commence the “Second Conference of Africa Journalists.”