The Red, Black and Green Flag Story

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

Why The Name Universal Negro Improvement Association?

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 paying) members are the only ones who can actually do something to change the name of…… Continue reading Why The Name Universal Negro Improvement Association?

The Black Star Line was incorporated 102 years ago today

Today June 27, 2021 marks 102 years since the incorporation of the Black Star Line by Marcus Garvey and members of the UNIA. The Black Star Line was incorporated in Delaware on June 27, 1919.

Marcus Garvey Special: A PBS Mockumentary

Marcus Garvey Special A PBS Mockumentary By Mwariama D. KAMAU Editor’s Note: On Feb. 12, 2001 PBS aired the documentary Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind. Since then there has been much discussion about errors and contradictions in the production. And it affirms once again that we must always critically evaluate all information…… Continue reading Marcus Garvey Special: A PBS Mockumentary

Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery

(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” in…… Continue reading Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery

African Fundamentalism by Marcus Garvey

Let the sky and God be our limit, and Eternity our measurement. There is no height to which we cannot climb by using the active intelligence of our own minds.
Mind creates, and as much as we desire in Nature we can have through the creation of our own minds.

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