The story of Mike Africa, Jr. fighting for his parent's release after 40 years of unjust imprisonment. This Tommy Oliver film shows the journey of Mike‘s work of a decades-long struggle to be reunited with his parents.
Mike Africa, Jr. is an activist, writer, and podcaster. He is a keynote speaker and stage performer who entertains his audience with storytelling to share his story.
At 13 years old, he began working to free his parents from prison. After over 25 years of struggle, with the help of his family and attorney Brad Thomson & Bret Grote, Mike got his parents out of prison, at age 40. Through his podcast, Ona Move with Mike Africa, Jr., he shares his story and others'.
Mike has revolution in his blood dating back to his great-uncle John Africa who is the founder of the MOVE Organization. Mike's grandmother LaVerne Sims was a dedicated MOVE Member from 1972-1983. His great-aunt Louise James owned the house that was bombed by police on Osage Ave. His parents Mike Sr. & Debbie and his uncle Chuck Africa spent 40 plus years in prison and has maintained revolutionary activities for more than 50 years. Mike is carrying the torch of his revolutionary ancestors with a powerful mission to humanize revolutionaries.