OAAUOrganization of Afro-American Unity
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Late in December when Babu came to America to represent his country at the UN, he attended Malcolm's OAAU meeting at the Audubon.
The OAAU, however, was initially focused primarily on finding solutions to the problems that faced black people in the United States.
According to official FBI documents later obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, Ferguson had been under surveillance since 1965 based on his involvement with the OAAU.
The OAAU would establish fraternal relations with the Arab League and with the Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organisation.
Esteemed journalist Les Payne has been working diligently on his biography and Herman Ferguson has completed his memoir that will certainly shed additional light on Malcolm and the OAAU.
King's 'Poor People's Campaign' represented this search while Malcolm X created the OAAU.
The following excerpt from a speech at the OAAU founding rally on June 28, 1964 in the Audubon Ballroom in New York, expresses Malcolm' disdain with the current educational curriculum taught to Black children:
And given the silence of the diary, his failure to articulate it in his public speeches, and the lack of corroboration by any member of the OAAU makes this proposition extremely doubtful.
MARABLE SAYS the Autobiography has been compromised due to several factors: the differing aims, objectives and politics of Haley and Malcolm, the fact that Malcolm died before being able to proof and approve the final text, the final text had no extensive discussion of the OAAU due to the deletion of several chapters at Malcolm's request:
A good example of this is Bill Sales' work on the OAAU, listed in the bibliography but not engaged in the text.
Marable also states that, during his last weeks, Malcolm had been "secretly involved" with Sharon 6X Poole, the eighteen-year old OAAU secretary (451).