Africans in the Diaspora

In Defense of Home

A conversation on how, from Colombia to South Africa to the United Kingdom, activists are defending our earth, homes and land.

Speakers: S’bu Zikode (Abahlali baseMjondolo), Amina Gichinga (Housing Activist, London), Sofia Garzón Valencia (Asomanocambiada).

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Capitalism: What is Our Exit Strategy?

If the existence of capitalism depends on the exploitation of African life, what are the alternatives?

Speakers: Lebohang Liepollo (Trade Collective), Kali Akuno (Cooperation Jackson), Omar Aziki (ATTAC CADTM Maroc).

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Food, Land and African Liberation

Activists nourishing their communities and defending their lands share how they are fighting industrial agriculture and mining to protect the lands, waters, soil and community.

Speakers: Miriam Miranda (OFRANEH), Mariama Sonko (Nous Sommes La Solution), Nonhle Mbuthuma (Amadiba Crisis Committee).

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Building Pan-African Solidarity Past and Present

An exploration into how we can and have shown up for each other as peoples spread across geographies.

Speakers: Douglas Belchior (UNEafro Brasil), Dr Kesewa John (University College London), Coumba Toure (Africans Rising for Peace Justice and Dignity).

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Moving Money, Shifting Power

Three Black women in philanthropy break down how donors and foundations can do better to shift power in addition to moving money.

Speakers: Tynesha McHarris (Movement for Black Lives), Luam Kidane (Thousand Currents), Caroline Kouassiaman (Initiative Sankofa d’Afrique de l’Ouest).

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