Uhuru MLK Day Philly
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An annual project of Uhuru Furniture and the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF), building economic self-reliance & carrying on the movement for African self-determination from the '60s to today!
Monday, January 20, 2019, from 10:00am - 3:00pm at Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles, 832 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.
RSVP for FREE at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uhuru-mlk-day-philly-tickets-84305137937
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The black community today faces homelessness, imprisonment, unemployment, poverty and early death at higher rates than in the 1960s.
Uhuru Furniture and the APEDF:
-Publicly stand for the human and civil rights of the African community
-Lead programs for economic development, job training, employment, education and health through the Uhuru Movement's 50+ institutions of African self-determination
-Push back gentrification by providing high quality, low-cost furniture and housewares
-Support the Black Power Blueprint project, which is renovating abandoned buildings in St. Louis, MO.
10 - 11:30am
-Watch historic films of MLK, Malcolm X, Civil Rights, and Black Power Movements
-Videos and presentations on the work of APEDF and the movement for African self-determination today
11:30am - 2:30pm
-Volunteer Project - outdoor flyering(SO PLEASE DRESS WARMLY) to spread the word about Uhuru Furniture and APEDF
2:30pm - 3pm
-Pizza lunch for volunteers - Prizes
Drivers wanted for the day. If you have a car and are willing to transport others to door hanging sites, please let us know!
Find out more at apedf.org and blackpowerblueprint.org. Check out uhurufurniturephilly.blogspot.com. Or contact us at show contact info