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

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!!!

The United States of Africa Passport t-shirt

The idea of the United States of Africa originated with Marcus Garvey, despite what some people would like you to believe. His 1924 poem, “Hail! United States of Africa” was the first instance of the concept. We created a passport inspired by Garvey’s poem years ago. Now it is on a t-shirt ready for you. … More The United States of Africa Passport t-shirt

Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative

Guest post by Mungu MWARIAMA KAMAU· SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 “I will call into the past, far back to the beginning of time and beg them to come and help me … I will reach back and draw them into me and they must come, for at this moment, I am the whole reason they have … More Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative

Marcus Garvey: “With confidence you have won even before you have started.”

The phrase: “If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started” is a quote from Marcus Garvey in his book the Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. It is one of the most widely known quotes by him. … More Marcus Garvey: “With confidence you have won even before you have started.”

Marcus Garvey’s greatest achievement

Marcus Garvey’s greatest achievement was performing psychic surgery on the minds of millions of mentally enslaved people to restore their sense of pride, dignity, nobility and nation. His operating room was liberty hall. His scalpel was the Black Star Shipping Line. You know who were his nurses. Red Black and Green  stitches were covered by … More Marcus Garvey’s greatest achievement

History and the Negro by Marcus Garvey

To read the histories of the world, peoples and races written by white men, would make the Negro feel and believe that he never amounted to anything in the creation. History is written with prejudices, likes and dislikes; and there has never been a white historian who ever wrote with any true love or feeling … More History and the Negro by Marcus Garvey

Africa For The Africans (poem by Marcus Garvey)

Say! Africa for the Africans, Like America for the Americans: This is the rallying cry for a nation, Be it peace or revolution. Blacks are men, no longer cringing fools; They demand a place, not like weak tools; But among the world of nations great They demand a free self-governing state. Hurrah! Hurrah! Great Africa … More Africa For The Africans (poem by Marcus Garvey)

Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey

The following are lyrics to a song written by Marcus Garvey while he was incarcerated in Atlanta Prison. Listen to a version of this song courtesy Battle Cry for Cuba Zimbabwe here Keep Cool by Jahiti Brownfish and Denyse Pearson Suns have set and suns will rise Upon many gloomy lives; Those who sit around and say: “Nothing … More Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey

Denzel Washington’s First Film as Director Features The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey

Denzel Washington’s 2003 blockbuster movie Antwone Fisher features Marcus Garvey’s 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 working with sailor Antwone Fisher, Davenport (Washington) tells Fisher (Derek Luke) to read The Philosophy and Opinions of … More Denzel Washington’s First Film as Director Features The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey