These rights we believe to be justly ours and proper for the protection of the Negro race at large, and because of this belief we, on behalf of the four hundred million Negroes of the world, do pledge herein the sacred blood of the race in defense, and we hereby subscribe our names as a guarantee of the truthfulness and faithfulness hereof in the presence of Almighty God, on the 13th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty.
Category: Marcus Garvey
“…A Tree Without roots.” Did Marcus Garvey say that?
Charles Seifert is the person to whom credit for the “tree without roots” quote rightfully belongs. In “The Negro or Ethiopian’s Contribution to Art” he wrote:
A race without knowledge of its history is like a tree without roots.
THE PASSING NEGRO “INTELLECTUAL”
The Negro who has had the benefit of an education of forty, thirty, and twenty years ago, is the greatest fraud and stumbling block to the real progress of the race. He was educated with the wrong psychology and perspective.
Marcus Garvey Centenary 1887-1987 in the Jamaica Journal
August 17, 1987 was the centenary of Marcus Mosiah Garvey. To honor the milestone, the Jamaica Journal devoted their entire August issue to articles on Garvey. The thirteen articles included:
August 13, 2020 Begins 100 Years of Red, Black, and Green
August 13th 2021 began 100 years of Red, Black and Green and the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World.
THE NEGRO’S GREATEST ENEMY
I saw before me then, even as I do now, a new world of black men, not peons, serfs, dogs and slaves, but a nation of sturdy men making their impress upon civilization and causing a new light to dawn upon the human race.
The Melanin Convergence: From Maafa to Ubuntu
“Melanin Convergence” signifies real time prophecy envisioning growth. It confers upon us responsibility to implement African Redemption correcting the immoral and amoral 1883-1884 Berlin Conference. No political authority relinquished African sovereignty to European countries and the U.S.A. No African social, political, and cultural infrastructure developed over hundreds of thousands of years validated that conference.
Proposed Google Doodle For The Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2020
Flyer for the 100th year of Red, Black and Green aka #RBG100. Below is an email written to the team at Google responsible for choosing the Google doodles. It is a proposal to create a Google Doodle for the Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2020 to acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the RBG…… Continue reading Proposed Google Doodle For The Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2020
The RBG Countdown and World Melanin Day: 40 days to the 100th Year of Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2020
The designation of Red, Black, and Green as the colors of Black people worldwide commenced August 13, 1920, in the second Madison Square Garden. The occasion was the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World.
Listen to Marcus Garvey: A Membership Appeal to the African Citizens of the United States
Below is the second of two audio recordings of Marcus Garvey. Listen to Marcus Garvey makes an appeal to the citizens of the United States to become members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. A transcript of the speech follows. Fellow citizens of Africa, I greet you in the name of the Universal Negro Improvement…… Continue reading Listen to Marcus Garvey: A Membership Appeal to the African Citizens of the United States