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So we have formed an organization known as the organization of afro american unity which has the same aim and objective – to fight whoever gets in our way, to bring about the complete independence of people of african descent here in the western hemisphere, and first here in the united states, and bring about the freedom of these people by. Stokely carmichael historian yohuru williams recounts the history of the black panther party in the united states. Dynamic and creative exchanges among different religions, including indigenous traditions, protestant and catholic christianity, and islam, all with developing theologies and institutions, fostered substantial collective religious and cultural identities within african american communities in the united states the new world enslavement of diverse african.