Jesse Nevel is a member of the African People's Solidarity Committee, the organization of white people formed by the African People's Socialist Party in 1976 to build principled white solidarity with African liberation. Jesse is the national chair of APSC's mass organization, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement. As the chair of USM, Jesse organizes white people throughout the country to work under the leadership of the African People's Socialist Party and to raise resources for black liberation and self-determination as a concrete expression of white reparations to African people. In 2017 Jesse was a candidate for Mayor of St. Petersburg, FL, having run on a platform of reparations to the black community.