Efia Nwangaza

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National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA)

Efia Nwangaza of Greensville, SC, was identified a the "Conference Coordinator" for N'COBRA's annual "National Holocaust Memorial and Reparations Conference June 19-21, 1992, in an article entitled "Reparations Convention Marks 'Afrikan Holocaust', published in the Washington DC black newspaper "The Capital Spotlight, May 28, 1991, P. 7. See: "N'COBRA" at its own "keywiki" page for the full article.

(N'COBRA) stands for "The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America."

Black Radical Congress

In March 1998 “Endorsers of the Call” to found a Black Radical Congress included Efia Nwangaza, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement[1].

United for Peace and Justice Affiliation

In 2005 Efia Nwangaza, Not in Our Name was on the Steering Committee of United for Peace and Justice[2].

In July 2007 Efia Nwangaza representing Not in Our Name / Afrikan-American Institute for Policy Studies (SC) was affiliated to United for Peace and Justice.[3]

March on Wall Street

On April 3 2008 Efia Nwangaza, founder/director of Malcolm X Center for Self-Determination, Greenville, SC endorsed a Bail Out the People Movement organized "March on Wall Street" ;

Because we must demand that the needs of the people come before the greed of the super rich. Millions are jobless and homeless, and millions more will be living on the streets if the government continues to waste trillions of dollars on saving wealthy bankers instead of saving people.[4]

Black Left Unity

On the weekend of May 31-Jun 1,2008, dozens of African American organizers, artists and activists convened the first Black Left Unity Meeting at the Sonia Hayes Center in Chapel Hill, NC.The gathering was a continuation of the Black Left Unity caucus that meet in Atlanta during the US Social Forum.

Those who attended the conference included Saladin Muhammad, Black Workers for Justice and the Black Workers League; ILWU Local 10 leader Clarence Thomas; activist and poet, Amiri Baraka; Million Worker March leader, Brenda Stokely; Ana Edwards, Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality; Ajamu Baraka, U.S. Human Rights Network; Patrisse Cullors, Labor Strategy Center; Efia Nwangaza; Theresa El-Amin; Kali Akuno from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement; Jaribu Hill, Mississippi Workers for Human Rights; Vickie White, People’s Organization for Progress; labor organizer, Angaza Laughinghouse; Larry Adams, New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW); cultural artist, Luci Murphy; educators Muntu Matsimela, T. Menelik Van Der Meer and Sam Anderson; Yvette Modestin, Afrocaribenas y de la Diaspora; Colia Clark; and activists representing Fight Imperialism-Stand Together (FIST) and the Troops Out Now Coalition.[5]

"Support Bill Ayers"

In October 2008, several thousand college professors, students and academic staff signed a statement Support Bill Ayers in solidarity with former Weather Underground Organization terrorist Bill Ayers.

In the run up to the U.S. presidential elections, Ayers had come under considerable media scrutiny, sparked by his relationship to presidential candidate Barack Obama.

We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack...
We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.

Efia Nwangaza of the Afrikan American Institute for Policy Studies & Planning signed the statement[6].

Pacifica Radio

Nwangaza is an affiliate member of the Pacifica Radio Board of Directors as a representative of WMXP.[7]

Ferguson protest


Solidarity Against Racism, October 14, 2015;

With Al Osorio, Jeremy Miller, Christopherj Woods, John Earl Boyd, Jose LaSalle, Derk Brown, La Mesha Irizarry, Osagyefo Sekou, Dr. Cornel West, Efia Nwangaza and Patrick Soby.

Southern sisters

Jamala Rogers February 4, 2017 ·


In case you missed the good news obscured by trump's unending racist foolishness, criminal charges were dropped against our sista-warrior Efia Nwangaza for organizing a mass blockage of traffic in Greenville, SC back in Dec 2014. Photo shows Efia (purple scarf) at SHROC with her southern sistas, Sarah White, me, Jaribu Hill.


Cazembe Jackson September 24, 2017:


Makani Themba I am so grateful to God and the ancestors for your birth. You are the grounding energy that I never knew I needed in my life. So encouraging and loving. Your food is always delicious and your conversation intriguing. Thank you for loving me as well as you do. Our movement is better daily because of your contributions to it. You are not just a wonderful mother to your own children but to all of us. I can't wait to continue building our tender friendship. Happy birthday! I love you with my whole heart. ❤️🖤💚 — with Jaribu Hill, Makani Themba and Efia Nwangaza.

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