Logo of the Universal Negro Improvement Association with its motto: One God! One Aim! One Destiny! Why the name Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League? Since, “All people of African ancestry are regarded as ordinary members” of the UNIA-ACL it is a valid question for our people to ask. Unfortunately, the active (dues…… Continue reading Why The Name Universal Negro Improvement Association?
(paid link) Click here to get your copy of Emancipated from Mental Slavery. Though widely associated with Bob Marley and his incredibly popular “Redemption Song” lyric, the phrase “emancipate yourselves from mental slavery” is a paraphrase from a speech by Marcus Garvey. In his comments during a speech entitled “The Work That Has Been Done” on…… Continue reading Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery
One God! One Aim! One Destiny! The preamble to the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) Constitution explains the purpose of the document and the organization it defines. Written by UNIA-ACL first President-General Marcus Mosiah Garvey himself, it lets us know where the UNIA motto of “One God! One Aim! One Destiny!”…… Continue reading One God! One Aim! One Destiny! UNIA Constitution Preamble
break down the barriers of might we reverently implore.