Queen Mother Moore’s Revolutionary Resistance Legacy

Queen Mother Moore with Robert and Mabel Williams and the RNA, Dec. 1979 in Detroit
Queen Mother Moore with Robert and Mabel Williams and the RNA, Dec. 1979 in Detroit

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One leading figure in the 20th century movement for African liberation in the United States and around the world is Audley Eloise Moore, widely known as Queen Mother Moore. Her efforts spanned the era of Jim Crow in the South where she was born in New Iberia, Louisiana on July 27, 1898, to the Garvey Movement of the 1920s and the Communist Left of the 1930s and 1940s.

Queen Mother Moore remained a symbol of resistance through the turbulent years of the 1950s through the 1970s, where she was a stalwart at numerous mass meetings, conferences and demonstrations across the U.S. and the world. Even into her later years of the 1990s she attended significant conferences related to the demand for reparations reminding a younger generation of activists and organizers that the struggle for national liberation extends back for decades….

By Abayomi Azikiwe
Editor, Pan-African News Wire, https://panafricannews.blogspot.com/
February 6, 2017

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