Late in December when Babu came to America to represent his country at the UN, he attended Malcolm's OAAU
meeting at the Audubon.
, however, was initially focused primarily on finding solutions to the problems that faced black people in the United States.
But just as Suliman's first book of poetry is published and the Cairo chapter of the OAAU
begins to get off the ground, the first inkling of war between Egypt and Israel initiates the process of disarticulating the community which such diasporic culture work had helped to tenuously constitute.
"Excerpts from OAAU
Founding Rally, http://www.panafricanperspective.com/mxoaaufunding.html (accessed May 31, 2009,
After his return from Africa, Malcolm X conceived of the OAAU
as a non-sectarian organization that would fight for the human rights of Black people throughout the diaspora.
From a speech delivered at the OAAU
homecoming rally, Nov.
Another one of these agents had also penetrated Malcolm's OAAU
. One guy was tall and light-skinned with red freckles.
This explains why he regards the Organization of African American Unity (OAAU
) as "controversial" (p.
So when he got back to America, he would start a new organisation to be called the Organisation of Afro-American Unity (OAAU
), which would work closely with its near-namesake, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
Some pivotal organizations of the 1960's radical awakening were the Nation of Islam, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM), the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU
), the Black Panther Party, and the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
At the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU
) Founding Rally, 28 June 1964 in New York City, Malcolm declared this mission:
Upon his return from Africa, Malcolm X was committed to Pan-African internationalism, leading him to form the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU
) on June 28, 1964.