Denzel Washington’s 2003 blockbuster directorial debut motion picture Antwone Fisher features a great book: The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. The Oscar award winning Washington both directs and acts in the movie. As naval psychiatrist Dr. Jerome Davenport he’s working with sailor Antwone Fisher. At one point, Davenport (Washington) tells Fisher (Derek Luke) to read… More Denzel Washington’s First Film as Director Features The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey
Racism Alive And Well It’s become customary to suppose that a measure of discrimination is built into whiteness itself, a racial category that has often functioned as a purely negative designation: to be white in America is to be not nonwhite, which is why it was possible, in 1961, for a white woman from Kansas… More What is being white?
I trust that the Negro peoples of the world are now convinced that the work of the Universal Negro Improvement Association is not a visionary one, but very practical, and that it is not so far fetched, but can be realized in a short while if the entire race will only co-operate and work toward the desired end. … More AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS
Hail! United States of Africa-free!
Country of the brave black man’s liberty;
State of greater nationhood thou hast won,
A new life for the race is just begun.… More Hail! United States of Africa!
by Marilyn Kai Jewett Many of us who are students of history know about the thousands of African American men who were lynched in this nation. However, most don’t know about the many African American women who were also lynched. A website dedicated to Henrietta Vinton Davis, a prominent and fearless leader in Marcus Garvey’s Universal… More WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957
ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 29, 2016 — Spiritually-conscious people of African descent will gather 3:00 PM sharp, Sunday, March 20, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Third Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the… More ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched
SAVE THE DATE! IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN LYNCHED IN THE U.S. BETWEEN 1870-1957 They must not be forgotten! THIRD ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY Sponsored by Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett, Oni Sango 3:00PM Sharp Sunday, March 20, 2016 (rain or shine) Congo (Washington) Square 7th & Walnut Streets (at the big tree across… More 2016 SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN LYNCHED IN THE U.S.
This post originally appeared on the UNIA website in December of 1998. The RED, BLACK and GREEN Flag was unveiled to the world by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, of the World at it’s first international convention on August 13, 1920. The… More The Red, Black and Green Flag Story
Now hear this: Melanin Harvesting is an urban legend. It is a hoax. Melanin thieves are a scam. They are a myth…an illusion manufactured by the same people who invented so-called “white” people. Watch melanin being harvested in these two videos from sepia officinalis, the common cuttlefish. Mind your wants cuz someone who wants your… More Melanin Harvesting Video?