Every Race Has A Flag But The Coon

“Every Race Has A Flag But The Coon” is the title of one of the very first “coon songs.” It represents contempt for Black people due to their lack of cohesiveness. That shortcoming was emphasized by the absence of a flag symbolically identifying all African people everywhere. We are approaching the 100th anniversary of the Red, Black … More Every Race Has A Flag But The Coon

Aims and Objects of Movement for Solution of Negro Problem Outlined

Aims and Objects of Movement for Solution of Negro Problem by Marcus Garvey Generally the public is kept misinformed of the truth surrounding new movements of reform. Very seldom, if ever, reformers get the truth told about them and their movements. Because of this natural attitude, the Universal Negro Improvement Association has been greatly handicapped … More Aims and Objects of Movement for Solution of Negro Problem Outlined

Richard Pryor: There are no “ni**ers” in Africa

EBONY: Some Black people were also upset about how often and how publicly you used the word “nigger.” PRYOR: That’s over now, too. EBONY: You’ll never use the word again? Why? PRYOR: Well, I took a trip to Africa – which, by the way, is where I plan to live some day. I went to … More Richard Pryor: There are no “ni**ers” in Africa