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!!!

3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul [Introduction]

from the introduction to 3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul When the highest god, Mpungu, had set the heavenly bodies and all things living in their places, he made a man and a woman and endowed them with reason. However, these two human beings did not as yet possess mutima, … More 3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul [Introduction]

A History of Black Supremacy: Part 2

Over time the concept of “Black Supremacy” changed. The most substantial transformation of “Black Supremacy” came during the 1950s. Oddly, it was used to incite opposition to the Mau Mau in Kenya and promote opposition to the drive for independence in other parts of Africa. Proquest shows 829 results in a search for Black Supremacy. 582 or 70 percent … More A History of Black Supremacy: Part 2

A History of Black Supremacy: Part 1

Once we completed our post on a history of White Supremacy, it seemed almost natural that a history of Black Supremacy follow. Although titled “A History of Black Supremacy,” clearly what is commonly referred to as “Black Supremacy” represents a fear of “Black Greatness” beyond the perception of melanin challenged people who call themselves “white.” Believe it or not, the phrases … More A History of Black Supremacy: Part 1

[BREAKING NEWS] Melanin Is Worth Nearly $400 A Gram!!! (Update – Melanin is worth $407 a gram)

Melanin Harvesting? Melanin thieves? Black Organs? Click here for the truth!!! The current value of melanin, the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor that makes Black people black is $396.00. Update -> The value of Melanin has increased to $407.00 a gram as of January 2018. Click this link to view the details. Today’s price for … More [BREAKING NEWS] Melanin Is Worth Nearly $400 A Gram!!! (Update – Melanin is worth $407 a gram)

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

Seek Audacious Power by Adam Clayton Powell

“So beware not only of Greeks bearing gifts but colored men seeking loans and Northern white liberals!” advised Adam Clayton Powell in the baccalaureate delivered before the graduating class of Howard University Sunday May 29th 1966 following is the complete text of Representative Powell’s address. … More Seek Audacious Power by Adam Clayton Powell

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957

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