Culturally coded wisdom is symbolically embedded in the REd, Black and Green. It tells us who are willing to know the truth: Our Blood, Our Melanin and Africa UNITES US!!! No one can tell us this but us. No one can know this but us. We were given the RBG on August 13, 1920 by … More Our Blood Our Melanin and Africa Unites Us.
Below is the second of two audio recordings of Marcus Garvey. In this one he 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 … More Listen to Marcus Garvey Make A Membership Appeal to the African Citizens of the United States
President of the Black Star Line, president of the Negro Factories Corporation, president-general of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League and Provisional President of Africa, Garvey tells his followers I am the equal of any white man I want you to feel the same way. … More “I Am the Equal Of ANY White Man”– Marcus Garvey
Let us excite and expand human awareness with a U.N.I.A. revived with 12 million card carrying members by August 1, 2020. The 12 million provides the organization with $408 million in dues. Consolidating our energy prepares us for the 100th anniversary of the First International Convention of the U.N.I.A. in August 2020. Calling the gathering “The Melanin Convergence” sets the tone for everything happening during August 2020. Out of the events we produce “The Ubuntu Declaration.” August 13th as #RBG100 and World Melanin Day positions us to we flood the internet and social media with well-being through the #RBG100, #AR2020 and #WMD2020 hashtags. … More Will August 13, 2020 be One Bright Day?
A customer who bought the Kindle edition of “Emancipated From Mental Slavery: Selected Sayings of Marcus Garvey” left the 5 star review below. Many Great points and ideals for our people to really understand and consider. Self reliance, self edification, and self serving. We are a people who above all need to begin to build … More “We need to stop asking others if we can be great.”
At Liberty Hall, New York, 1 August, 1920 The Honorable Marcus Garvey delivered the opening address as follows: Fellow Members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, Delegates to the Convention, Friends and Fellow Negroes: At this hour it is my honor to inform you that the Universal Negro Improvement Association of the World declares its … More Opening of UNIA Convention: PRESIDENT-GENERAL WELCOMES DELEGATES
In Stolen Legacy, the classic book by Dr. George Granville Monah James, are numerous descriptions of “African Redemption” as being the key ingredient for leading to a reclaiming of our stolen legacy. A free download of Stolen Legacy is available at this link. By using the phrase “African Redemption” Dr. James eloquently and effortlessly connects … More African Redemption Reclaims Our Stolen Legacy
Never really thought about it before. The first time I ever noticed the Red, Black and Green flag was on the cover of the album “One Nation Under A Groove.” At the time the symbolism of the RBG was something I was totally oblivious to. Now, as we approach the 100th anniversary of the flag … More RBG Allegiance
The forces of their deliverance are working with subtlety that press into service the very emotions of prejudice, hate and selfishness; and in a wonderful way are harnessing them to the worthy motives of sympathy and justice. Thus the Negro of his own vastly improved resources yoked to the unwonted aid of his foes, sees before his eyes the world awakened, to the fact of his approaching deliverance from bondage. … More The Redemption of Africa by Marcus Garvey
An essay by Marcus Garvey from the January 30, 1926 Negro World Weekly Newspaper. Having traveled for hundreds of years across the deserts and prairies of human prejudice, we have now arrived at the crossroads of racial destiny. Each and every race today seems to be traveling in its own direction. The great human family … More What ‘Back to Africa’ Means