Why is World Melanin Day on August 13?

August 13, 2017 begins the 97th year since Red, Black and Green were designated as the colors of all Black people. How does that connect to melanin? Why is August 13th World Melanin Day? From our perspective, it is simple. Melanin puts the B in RBG and the black in Red, Black and Green. Our ancestors … More Why is World Melanin Day on August 13?

On Feeling Human

Several years ago I found myself perplexed by a quandary. On numerous occasions I experienced a feeling that I couldn’t name. The feeling was good. Whenever it came upon me I felt as though life was something special; more special than before. When the feeling first came I do not recall the day or time. … More On Feeling Human

Malcolm, Marcus, Marley and Martin: A look at connections between four icons of Keyamsha, the Awakening

Malcolm X…Marcus Garvey…Bob Marley…Martin Luther King, Jr. Those four names are synonymous with Keyamsha, the Awakening. Interestingly, their names all have the letter “M.” In this post we look at several facts that connect these men. What led to such connections? Coincidence? Synchronicity? Fate? Destiny? Something we can not begin to comprehend? All of the above? We … More Malcolm, Marcus, Marley and Martin: A look at connections between four icons of Keyamsha, the Awakening

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The thought just materialized in our head one morning: “Go and find out why I named my book ‘The Fire Next Time.’” Since the voice spoke in the first person and only one person we know of has a book entitled “The Fire Next Time” it seems a logical conclusion that the author in question … More The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Soul Force is…

Soul Force is the source of endurance which brought The Survivors out of the Maafa through Mchakato wa uponyaji to Keyamsha, the awakening. Soul Force made the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation a necessity. Soul Force brought about the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the U.S. constitution. Soul Force made Victory … More Soul Force is…

Kuamsha (the awakening)

Kuamsha (the awakening) Ku amsha (to awaken) is a reference for healing our life condition. It is making us realize we can only love ourselves when we truly know ourselves. We defined humanity for thousands if not millions of years before there was any concept of humanity other than the one we created. We have … More Kuamsha (the awakening)

Obliterate Racism: Play The Melanin Card

We can’t play the race card. There is only one race…the human race. The racism/white supremacy aka the melanin challenged inferiority complex has been diagnosed as the result of three symptoms: the delusional belief in so-called white people, melanin denial and melanin envy. Playing the melanin card means we do all in our power to … More Obliterate Racism: Play The Melanin Card

The Melanin Challenged (So-called “White”) Delusion

In an article published in the West African Pilot of Accra, Ghana under the title “Has The African A God?” we find the following: Personally, I believe the European has a god in whom he believes and whom he is representing in his churches all over Africa. He believes in the god whose name is … More The Melanin Challenged (So-called “White”) Delusion

Cosmic Slop (The Melanin Traders from Space)

The short story, “The Space Traders” was written by Professor Derrick Bell.   It came to mind because a seeker found our post “George Clinton Tells Us What is Power”. They were looking for something about “George Clinton on melanin.” We did a search for those terms. The first thing that came up was Cosmic Slop, the Hudlin … More Cosmic Slop (The Melanin Traders from Space)

The Space Traders” by Derrick Bell

The Space Traders” by Derrick Bell 1 January. The first surprise was not their arrival. The radio messages had begun weeks before, announcing that one thousand ships from a star far out in space would land on 1 January 2000, in harbors along the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to North Carolina. Well before dawn … More The Space Traders” by Derrick Bell

Merry Garveymas!!!

Earlier today, August 17, 2017, in the Millions for Marcus Garvey Facebook group appeared a post which was truly inspirational. A good brother posted “Merry Christmas” in recognition of the 130th year since the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey came to this planet. To which we readily replied, “MERRY GARVEYMAS.” Which to us seems reasonable. After … More Merry Garveymas!!!