With confidence you have won even before you have started. 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”Marcus Garvey — the Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey edited by Amy Jacques Garvey That is a quote from…… Continue reading With confidence you have won even before you have started.
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…… Continue reading Marcus Garvey’s greatest achievement
Is this the book Bob Marley was referring to in Redemption song? 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…… Continue reading History and the Negro by Marcus Garvey
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the shrine of Marcus Garvey in Jamaica. To King’s right is Amy Jacques Garvey, widow of Marcus Garvey and mother of his two sons. Marcus Garvey in convention. The following are lyrics to a song written by Marcus Garvey while he was incarcerated in Atlanta Prison. Listen to a…… Continue reading Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey
There’s No Place Like Home T-Shirt $22.99 http://www.cafepress.com/keyamsha 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…… Continue reading Africa For The Africans (poem by Marcus Garvey)
Antwone Fisher (actor Derek Luke) receives a copy of the Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey from Dr. Jerome Davenport (Denzel Washington) Denzel Washington’s 2003 blockbuster directorial debut motion picture Antwone Fisher features a great book: The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. The Oscar award winning Washington both directs and acts in the movie. As…… Continue reading Denzel Washington’s First Film as Director Features The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey
I trust that the Negro peoples of the world are now convinced that the work of the Universal Negro Improvement Association is not a visionary one, but very practical, and that it is not so far fetched, but can be realized in a short while if the entire race will only co-operate and work toward the desired end.
Hail! United States of Africa-free!
Country of the brave black man’s liberty;
State of greater nationhood thou hast won,
A new life for the race is just begun.
Wear Red, Black and Green on August 13. This post originally appeared on the UNIA website in December of 1998. The RED, BLACK and GREEN Flag was unveiled to the world by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, of the World at it’s…… Continue reading The Red, Black and Green Flag Story
For over thirty years, the Empire State Building has honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Red, Black and Green tower lighting. January 18, 2016 the Empire State Building was lit Red, Black and Green on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It was also lit RBG January 16, 2017 and January 15, 2018. For that reason we say:…… Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Lit The Empire State Building Red, Black and Green.