What is Ubuntu?

The time has come for the human race to forget and cast behind it false concepts of how we came to be here on this planet and where we are headed as a species. Ubuntu is a Swahili word. Much has been made of the meaning of the word Ubuntu, a great deal of which … More What is Ubuntu?

AWAKENED AFRICA STARTLES THE WORLD

This post is an extract from the Negro World weekly newspaper for April 14, 1923. In this essay Marcus Garvey  explains how Africa awakened from propaganda generated by the UNIA. It should be inspirational to those who see what has transpired since it was written and how African people at home and abroad can only … More AWAKENED AFRICA STARTLES THE WORLD

AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they issue the #RBGChallenge and invite everyone to celebrate the #RBG and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2016 marks 96 years since the colors Red, Black and Green … More AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The 96th Year of Red, Black and Green Begins August 13, 2016

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they encourage everyone to take the RBG Challenge and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” Wearing Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen sends a message, makes a statement and demonstrates … More The 96th Year of Red, Black and Green Begins August 13, 2016

LOOK UP, YOU MIGHTY RACE

One of the most widely quoted phrases by Marcus Garvey is the title of this post. Even United States President Barack Obama uses a paraphrased quote in his book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. Though Obama may not necessarily be a fan of the concepts presented here he could possibly benefit from … More LOOK UP, YOU MIGHTY RACE

Lesson 22: The Five-Year Plan of the U.N.I.A.

Below is a chapter from Message to the People: The Course in African Philosophy.   In 1934, at the International Convention of the U.N.I.A., held at Edelweiss Park, Cross Roads, St. Andrew, Jamaica, B.W.I., the President-General of the Association presented to the convention in session, the Five-Year Plan scheme, as the most possible and practical … More Lesson 22: The Five-Year Plan of the U.N.I.A.

AUGUST 13, 2015 MARKS 95 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2015 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they invite everyone to celebrate and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2015 marks 95 years since the colors Red, Black and Green were designated as the colors … More AUGUST 13, 2015 MARKS 95 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Black Star Line was incorporated 96 years ago today

Today June 27, 2015 marks 96 years since the incorporation of the Black Star Line by Marcus Garvey and members of the UNIA. The Black Star Line was incorporated in Delaware on June 27, 1919. The initial authorized capital of the Black Star Line was $500,000. The initial shares were only 100,000 selling for $5 … More The Black Star Line was incorporated 96 years ago today

Janheinz Jahn

Janheinz Jahn was a social anthropologist, lecturer, author and founder of the research center on Neo-African culture. Mr. Jahn is internationally known for his studies in new studies in Africa which has resulted in the combination of traditional and new influences. Mr Jahn has lectured on a wide range of topics dealing with Africa and … More Janheinz Jahn