Someone sent us this in an email, I'll try to find out more.
MESSAGE FROM BLACK STUDENTS AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY BOSTON, MA - CURRENTLY OCCUPYING THE JOHN D. OBRYANT* AFRICAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 3 attachments - ALL SAFE - all Imports from SOA ARCHIVE: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/soa/message/18043 * The Late Brother John D. O'Bryant was the FIRST BLACK SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER IN BOSTON after DECADES of attempts by the Boston Black Community to get representation in city and state government - SOA ADDS - A STRUGGLE THAT STILL GOES IN IN THE 21rst Century ((((((((((((((((((((((( * )))))))))))))))))))))) The Minister General of Sons Of Afrika Brother Minister AHmad Mubarak Abdulibad, himself having worked as an integral part of the African-American Institute at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts in 1970-1972, until he withdrew from school due to the murder of his father (and other reasons) TOTALLY and UNCONDITIONALLY SUPPORTS THE JUST DEMANDS OF The Black Student Body at Northeastern University as posted on SONS OF AFRIKA E NEWS GROUP today, April 18, 2001 (See Attachments herewith)... Particularly, DEMAND NOS.: 1) THAT THE BUILDING REMAIN AND BELONG TO THE BLACK STUDENT COMMUNITY AND THE BOSTON BLACK COMMUNITY 10)THAT There be a section of the CO-OP DEPT. that works directly with The BLACK COMMUNITY and BLACK OWNED BUSINESS and SONS OF AFRIKA WOULD ADD - BLACK AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS 7) That the University INCLUDE this OURSTORIC AFRICAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN NEW STUDENT TOURS OF THE CAMPUS, particularly for BLACK and Minority Students and SONS OF AFRIKA WOULD ADD ... That a CREDITED, PRE-FRESHMAN PROGRAM, AROUND AFRIKAN AND BLACK STUDIES be RE-INSTITUTED for Incoming freshman classes as was done in 1970 and 1971, and that SUCH AFRIKAN STUDIES and BLACK STUDIES PROGRAMS be offered YEAR ROUND, either in that INSTITUTE or within the Black Community, TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO WISH, for academic credit; that such studies include: AFRIKAN HISTORY, AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY (Columbus to Castro) including the Caribbean and Latin and South America, BLACK/AFRIKAN LITERATURE, AFRIKAN and or other NON-EUROPEAN LANGUAGE STUDIES e.g. SWAHILI, ARABIC, ZULU, or other; again as offered 30 years ago and betrayed and abandoned by this and other Amerikkkan universities. SONS OF AFRIKA AGAIN SUPPORTS EVERY ONE OF THE DEMANDS OF THE BLACK STUDENTS, AND WOULD ADD ONE MORE 12) THAT THERE BE GENERAL AMNESTY FOR ALL BLACK AND OTHER STUDENTS (AND OTHERS) WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS STRUGGLE, AND OR WHO SUPPORTED IT IN ANY WAY. THAT THERE BE NO ARRESTS, POLICE RECORDS, BLACKLISTINGS, SUSPENSIONS, FAILING GRADES OR OTHER REPRISALS AGAINST ANYONE WHO HELPED IN THIS JUST STRUGGLE AGAINST A RACIST REVERSAL OF THE CLOCK TO ANOTHER, LESS JUST AMERICAN CENTURY. AHMAD MUBARAK ABDULIBAD MINISTER GENERAL/FOUNDER SONS OF AFRIKA ALUM OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE PLEASE CONTACT OUR BLACK STUDENTS, WHO ARE FROM ALL OVER AMERIKKKA AND WHO ARE OCCUPYING THE JOHN D. OBRYANT AFRICAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE UNTIL THESE DEMANDS AS SET FORTH IN THE ATTACHMENT HEREWITH ARE IMPLEMENTED