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Reject the Lie of the Fourth of July

As members of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP), we recognize that this land was stolen from the indigenous peoples who lived here for thousands of years before European colonization. The United States of America is a settler nation founded on the genocide of indigenous peoples and the enslavement of Africans.

The so-called Fourth of July was a bourgeois revolution against Britain, aiming for land ownership for the privileged Europeans who seized power through the bloodshed of those they stigmatized as “savages.” It does not signify the freedom of indigenous or African people. It does not even signify the freedom of poor European people, who are also exploited.

The United States of America is a name falsely imposed on Turtle Island to negate the history of the multitude of nations rich in language, art, politics, spirituality, science, and resources. For an African to call themselves American is an act of identifying with the enemy, a form of delusion resulting from the indoctrination forced upon us through chattel slavery and colonization, which aims to disconnect us from the magnificence of our own history.

The United States of America’s extremely violent history of conquering and exploiting the land and resources of indigenous and African peoples continues through the present. The so-called greatness of the United States of America relies on a corrupt ideology that seeks to further expand control of territory, resources, and human labor at the expense of colonized peoples around the globe. Therefore, we oppose U.S. nationalism and imperialism because no one on this Earth will have genuine liberation for as long as this corrupt empire remains in power.

Our objective is to fight for one unified socialist Africa, which includes the African Diaspora. This includes Africans in Florida, in Ayiti, in Brazil, in Jamaica, in Trinidad, in Nicaragua, in the Congo, in Kenya, as well as in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. The latter three nations have formed what is known as the Alliance of Sahel States, an embodiment of the revolutionary Pan-Africanist mission. 

Africans everywhere on this Earth must be liberated. Africa is the wealthiest continent in the world, but our resources are under the stranglehold of the corrupt ruling class. We must organize so that the masses own the means of production and thrive off our own wealth rather than allow it to be robbed from us by parasites like the USA.

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The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP) is a permanent, independent, revolutionary, socialist, Pan-African Political Party based in Africa. Africa is the just homeland of African People all over the world. Our Party is an integral part of the Pan-African and World Socialist revolutionary movement.

The A-APRP understands that “all people of African descent, whether they live in North or South America, the Caribbean, or in any other part of the world, are Africans and belong to the African Nation”. — (Kwame Nkrumah, Class Struggle in Africa, page 4).

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