All-African People's Revolutionary Party

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All-African People's Revolutionary Party
Founder Kwame Nkrumah
Founded 1968 (1968)
Women's wing All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union
Ideology Nkrumaism
Marxism-Leninism
Pan-Africanism
Black nationalism
African socialism
Anticolonialism
Political position Left-wing to Far-left
Website
www.aaprp-intl.org

The All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) is a socialist group founded by Kwame Nkrumah. The party organized in Guinea Conakry in 1968.[1] Nkrumah's goal in founding this party was to create and manage the political economic conditions necessary to the emergence of an All-African People’s Revolutionary Army that would lead the military struggle against settler colonialism, Zionism, neo-colonialism, imperialism and all other forms of capitalist oppression and exploitation.[2]

The A-APRP has branches in several countries and several states in the United States. Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael) was one of the party's leaders from the 1970s until he fled to Ghana after he was targeted by the FBI.

Ideology[edit]

A-APRP promotes Pan-Africanism in the form of the liberation and unification of Africa under Scientific Socialism, the intent is to create an advanced technological society without the problems of capitalist industrial society.[3]

In support of this overall position, the A-APRP believes that African Americans have been kept ignorant purposely, it claims that capitalists and imperialists wanted Africa to appear to be a savage realm. This is an attempt to keep Africans divided, disorganized and confused, to stop their progress towards freedom.

A-APRP holds the United States and Israel accountable for the misery and suffering they cause for people around the world and additionally blames the US for allowing slavery and allowing African Americans to be treated brutally.

A-APRP believes the UN is only interested in exploiting Africa and its inhabitants and should be banished from the continent.

The party venerates anti-imperialist leaders such as Fidel Castro, Ho Chi Minh and Yasser Arafat.

Goals[edit]

A-APRP aims to form a united socialist African government, the party believes Africa must be united to accelerate economically and technologically. According to the party, such maximum development would guarantee a balanced use of the material resources and human potential of Africa along the lines of an integrated economy and within corresponding divisions of production, eliminating unnecessary forms of competition, economic hostility and replication and resulting in true freedom.

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