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What does OAAU stand for?

OAAU stands for Organization of Afro-American Unity


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In 1964, civil rights activist Malcolm X declared, ''We want equality by any means necessary'' during the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity in New York.
The appendix contains the text of the Basic Unity Program of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (founded by Malcolm in 1964), which was not drafted by Malcolm but was read and approved by him shortly before his death.
The goals of the SNCC activists, and those of the Black Power Movement that emerged in their wake, were in agreement with those articulated by Malcolm X in his June 1964 speech "Statement of Basic Aims and Objectives of the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
She later took charge of the Organization of Afro-American Unity, the splinter group Malcolm founded after his 1964 falling out with Nation of Islam founder Elijah Muhammad.