Overturn the Culture of Violence and Rape

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  • In a system that makes human beings its most lucrative commodity there is no regard for the environment
  • Mary Turner was 19years old, 8 months pregnant. An abusive, vicious white plantation owner was allegedly shot by an African in 1918. Scores of African men were lynched and murdered by white mobs. Mary Turner spoke out when her husband was brutally murdered. White mobs shot her multiple times, cut the still living baby out of her body and stomped on the baby’s head.

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  • 1. Overturn the culture ofviolence and rape!Solidarity with African Liberation!Uhuru Solidarity Movement
  • 2. Uhuru Solidarity Movement underleadership of the Chairman OmaliYeshitela• And the African People’sSocialist Party• Seeing the world throughthe eyes of the enslaved!
  • 3. Rape is sexual violence• Against women,children and men• In a context ofcolonial violence
  • 4. Undercapitalism:sexualviolenceagainstwomen andchildren isentrenchedIndigenous protest
  • 5. Catholic Church: rape ofchildren is endemic
  • 6. Lawsuits, exposures of rape ofchildren by priests may bewhy the pope resigned
  • 7. Pope Benedict said in 2010:―In the 1970s pedophilia wasseen as something fully inconformity with man and evenwith children.‖
  • 8. Catholic Church played a major rolein genocide, slavery, colonialism!• Genocide ofIndigenous people• Divided up SouthAmerica for Spainand Portugal• Played a large rolein the slave trade
  • 9. Sexual violence is rampant inschools and sports
  • 10. Sexual violence is part ofadvertising
  • 11. Capitalism wasborn usingsexual violenceas one of itsweapons ofwar, genocideand colonialism
  • 12. Capitalism was founded bythe rape of whole peoples
  • 13. The rape of whole continentsbringing wealth to Europe & U.S.
  • 14. Columbus & his men rapedIndigenous women
  • 15. One of Columbus men wrote:―I captured a very beautiful Carib woman,whom the said Lord Admiral (Columbus) gaveto me and with whom…I conceived desire totake pleasure. I wanted to put my desire intoexecution but she did not want it and treatedme with her fingernails in such a manner that Iwished I had never begun…I took a rope andthrashed her well…Finally we came to anagreement.‖
  • 16. Rape was part of genocideagainst the native people
  • 17. Along with the genocide of theNative people
  • 18. Genocide and slavery: thepedestal on which we live
  • 19. Sand Creek Massacre,Colorado
  • 20. White soldiersrapedIndigenouswomen, cutout sexualorgans to useas saddlehorn coversand hat bands
  • 21. The continent ofAfrica was raped:human beingsforced intoenslavement:laboring for free forcenturies
  • 22. Europe turned African people into awarren for sale of human beings
  • 23. African enslavement is thefoundation of U.S. wealth,power & capitalism
  • 24. Capitalismwas bornfrom theenslavementof Africanpeople andthe genocideof theIndigneous
  • 25. America isheld up by afoundation ofgenocide &slavery
  • 26. White people sit on a pedestalof enslavement and genocide
  • 27. African women were raped bywhite slave masters!But it wasn’ta crime:Slavery waslegal
  • 28. Children of raped enslavedwomen
  • 29. After importingAfrican peopleabolished in1808,slave mastersforced Africansinto ―breedingpens,‖ sold theirchildren
  • 30. Thomas Jefferson rapedenslaved Sally Hemmings at 13
  • 31. African women were lynchedand sexually mutilated
  • 32. White women participated inviolence against African andIndigenous
  • 33. White women have had thepower of life and death overAfrican men: accusations of rape
  • 34. White girlsposed in frontof slaughteredAfrican men
  • 35. Emmett Till murdered by whitemen for supposedly looking ata white woman
  • 36. US army—men and women—participate in sexual and otherviolence against oppressed
  • 37. My Lai massacre: US soldiers gangraped, murdered women, babies inVietnam
  • 38. US soldiers rape and murderin Afghanistan
  • 39. Kenya liberation struggleagainst Britain 1950s• Hundreds of thousands of womenraped, with glass and hot water bottleskicked into their vagina, along withsnakes and rats• Trial going on now.• Records of sexual violence take up 6football fields.
  • 40. 7 million people murdered inCongo in past 10 years
  • 41. Millions of women raped in U.S.war against people of Congo
  • 42. The proxy armies invading andmurdering people in Congo aretrained, financed by the U.S. –Obama and Clinton!
  • 43. Congo has 87% of the world’sreserves of ColtanColtan is used for all computersand cell phones
  • 44. Black women raped by guardsin prison
  • 45. Police containment: waragainst the African community
  • 46. Over 7.25 million people inprison or probationOver half are African!
  • 47. There are more Africans inU.S. prisonsThan were enslaved in 1850!
  • 48. One out of 8 of every personsin prison in the entire worldis an African in the U.S!
  • 49. The African People’s SocialistParty freed Dessie Woods!• Imprisoned inGeorgia for killing awhite man who triedto rape her• ―Free DessieWoods! SmashColonial Violence‖
  • 50. In U.S. 96% of reportedrapists are white
  • 51. …But 85% of men in prisonfor rape are African!
  • 52. African people are killed bypolice every day in the U.S.
  • 53. Whitepeople have22 times thewealth ofAfricanfamilies inthe U.S.today!
  • 54. This isn’t racism.This is colonialism.The political and economicdomination of people by aforeign power for economic gain.
  • 55. So wewonder whywe live in aculture ofviolenceand rape
  • 56. End rape, sexual violenceand all violence of theimperialist state
  • 57. Everywhere people arestruggling to end the violenceof the U.S. and Europe
  • 58. We must join the resistance of thepeoples of the world againstimperialism and parasitic capitalism
  • 59. We are the Uhuru SolidarityMovement under the leadership ofthe African People’s Socialist Party
  • 60. Africa is the richestcontinent in the world inresource wealth!
  • 61. Africa’s land, minerals and laborbelong to African peopleeverywhere
  • 62. Not European & U.S.governments and corporations
  • 63. The Uhuru Movement organizesAfrican people around the world
  • 64. Organizing for liberation,reparations, economic power
  • 65. Africans are one peopleworldwide
  • 66. Join the movement tochange the world: we mustbe organized!
  • 67. Solidarity with reparationsto African people!