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The African Union or Heads of State Summit should organize an overall Commission to form a

plan to implement an African Federated State Sub commissions should plan a single Currency,

Central Banking System, continental communication System as well as several other major

commissions to guide implementation of the United African States.

 

 

Report to African Union Summit

Accra, Ghana, Africa / July 03, 2007

From Oakland, CA Town Hall Meeting June 9, 2007

 

To: African Union Summit

       Accra, Ghana, Africa.

       July 03, 2007

From: Town Hall Meeting in Oakland, CA

             June 9, 2007 from 6pm to 8pm

Subject: Implementation of the United States of Africa

 

Idea #1

Representatives from various existing countries- AU form a council to guide the implementation of USA.

Idea #2

A United States of Africa, Federation of African States or United African States could better address Economic and Health Issues in Africa.

Idea #3

If there were a Federated African States government, it could develop infrastructure for the whole continent more effectively.

Idea #4

Transportation challenges and improvements could be improved more effectively by a United African States government with African continental approach.

Idea #5

Education, relevant to Africans and Africa’s needs could be more effectively presented to children on the African continent free by a government of the United States of Africa.

Idea #6

Power and organization are two needs we as Africans need wherever we are. In order to establish a United States of Africa Africans will need to be better organized .

Idea # 7

The African Union or Heads of State Summit should organize an overall Commission to form a plan to implement an African Federated State Sub commissions should plan a single Currency, Central Banking System, continental communication System as well as several other major commissions to guide implementation of the United African States.

Idea #8

As many Africans and African-Americans as possible should support the concept of a Continental African State.

Idea # 9

Build an African Women’s and Youth Movement to support empowerment and taking of power!

Idea # 10

Recognize we are going to need to join and grow our organizations and join these organizations and link up together to see the United States of Africa emerge.

Idea # 11

A Unified Africa State should provide African People with clean water and food for all so that  African people will be strong enough to fight for our rights!

Idea # 12

We Africans need to know ourselves, stay fit and be strong!

Idea  #13

The key for Africans and African-Americans preparing for the Unified African State is for us all to embrace Cultural Reclamation!

Idea # 14

We should all dream for the United States of Africa to become a reality!

Idea # 15

Every major city with an African or African American majority and every African country should have a march at the same time all over the African World to promote a Continental African State like the African Liberation Day to inspire us!

Idea #16

The Unified African State must be inclusive of all religions including African religions in order to unite all of Africa’s people with Continental African Government.

This meeting of the Conversations on Africa closed at 8pm and people stayed a little longer shaking hands and networking. CoaForum  LovingBlackWomen

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