Max Rameau

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Max Rameau is a Haitian born Pan-African theorist, campaign strategist, organizer and author. After moving to Miami, Florida in 1991, Max began organizing around a broad range of human rights issues impacting low-income Black communities, including Immigrant rights (particularly Haitian immigrants), economic justice, LGBTQ rights, voting rights, particularly for ex-felons and police abuse, among others. As a result of the devastating impacts of gentrification taking root during the housing "boom," in the summer of 2006 Max helped found the organization which eventually became known as Take Back the Land, to address 'Land' issues in the Black community. In October 2006, Take Back the Land seized control of a vacant lot in the Liberty City section of Miami and built the Umoja Village, a full urban shantytown, addressing the issues of land, self-determination and homelessness in the Black community. Max travels the country facilitating workshops, engaging in campaign strategy sessions and developing models for community control over land and the human right to housing.

He is a Campaign Specialist at Freedom, Inc.

Left Forum 2011

Community Organizing: Building Solidarity, Addressing Contradictions:

Left Forum 2013

Organizing Among/Within Crisis: Lessons From The Housing Market Collapse, Occupy Wall Street, and Relief and Rebuilding After Hurricanes Katrina & Sandy

Ear to the Ground Project

Ear to the Ground Project;

We would like to express our deep respect and appreciation for everyone who took the time to talk with us, and the organizations that generously hosted us during our travels. Interviews were confidential, but the following people have agreed to have their names listed for this publication:

Most of those listed were connected to Freedom Road Socialist Organization.

Max Rameau was among those on the list. [1]


Z. Lula Haukeness July 10, 2015 ·


With Nneka Akubeze, Karma Chavez, Morathi Adams, Jennifer Epps-Addison, Ti S. Banks, Jasmine Timmons, Alix Shabazz, Eric S. Upchurch II, Brandi Grayson, Matthew Braunginn and Max Rameau.

The Movement for Black Lives

The Black Lives Matter "Movement for Black Lives" conference was held in Cleveland Ohio, July 24-26, 2015.

Black Community Control Over the Police, Morathi Adams, Max Rameau.[2]