Black organizations play critical roles in the Pan African Movement. These organizations create programs, mobilize the masses, and hold the community accountable for results.
Getting involved with an organization is a powerful way to work towards change in your community and beyond.
Even though the organizations below may not be near you, these organizations share our philosophy of using a ‘global presence to deliver local support.’
1. Helping Africa by Establishing Schools at Home and Abroad
HABESHA, Inc. is a Pan-African organization that cultivates leadership in youth and families through practical experiences in cultural education, sustainable agriculture, entrepreneurship, holistic health, and technology.
2. Centre of Pan African Thought
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.
3. Institute of the Black World 21st Century
5. Nyerere Centre For Peace Research
The Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation was established in 1996 by Mwalimu Nyerere to promote his legacy of peace, unity, and people-centered development. The foundation seeks to monitor public and private institutions and seek strategies to uphold his ideals of integrity, equality, and the rule of law in East Africa and beyond.- https://www.juliusnyerere.org/
6. The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS)
The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) is a scholarly organization that aims to foster dialogue about researching, writing, and teaching black thought and culture. – https://www.aaihs.org
7. The MOVE Organization
From their website: “The MOVE Organization is a family of strong, serious, deeply committed revolutionaries founded by a wise, perceptive, strategically-minded Black man named JOHN AFRICA. The principle of our belief is explained in a collection of writings we call “The Guidelines,” authored by JOHN AFRICA. To honor our beloved Founder, and acknowledge the wisdom and strength He has given us, we say “LONG LIVE JOHN AFRICA!”
8. Association for the Study of African American Life and History
9. The Black Sustainability Summit
According to their site, “We are committed to sustainable development and providing interdisciplinary educational resources for people of Afrikan descent.
Our goal is to assist others in creating communities dedicated to returning to the ways of our Ancestors by living in harmony with nature, growing our own food and using the natural energies of air, fire, water and the earth to thrive.”
If you know of more Black organizations online, feel free to leave a link in the comments.