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.…… Continue reading The United States of Africa Passport t-shirt
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…… Continue reading Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative
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)
Like all good props, whether they be Dorothy’s ruby slippers or Luke’ Skywalker’s lightsaber or Morpheus’ mirror shades, Antwone’s copy of the Philosophy & Opinions of Marcus Garvey not only transforms him, it alters how he is perceived, as well.
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.