Brother Owusu Sadaukai, also known as Howard Fuller, was the President of Malcolm X Liberation University and chairman of the African Liberation Day Coordinating Committee.
On May 27, 1972, people gathered to celebrate and support African liberation. Brother Owusu Sadaukai, also known as Howard Fuller, stresses people of African descent around world need to come together to publicly identify with the struggle for African independence; and to understand the relationship between what is happening in the United States and what is happening in Africa. He states the foremost issue: how can we, as African people born in the America, most effectively use our time, energy, talents, and resources for the liberation and survival of our [African] people wherever they live? In an interview, Sadaukai explains the history and purpose of the march, or demonstration. Interviews with African Liberation Day participants and footage of the march, or demonstration, are included.
Speeches, interviews, demonstration/march. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV000827 and AV000829: edited version (transcribed from physical asset). AV000829: Owusu Sadaukai speech begins at 001518 (preceded by Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa: A Trilogy; Interview with Margaret Christensen from Ghana; and African Children Play Music). Undated.
African Liberation Day in Washington, D.C., Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution