August 2020 was 100 years since Marcus Garvey and the U.N.I.A. held a plebiscite in New York City. 20,000 people attended the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro People of the world on August 13, 1920. Ice Cube got a lot of attention…a lot of publicity…but also a lot of opposition becasuse…… Continue reading The Contract With Black America (CWBA): Too Much Too Little Too Late
I saw before me then, even as I do now, a new world of black men, not peons, serfs, dogs and slaves, but a nation of sturdy men making their impress upon civilization and causing a new light to dawn upon the human race.
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
The following is an excerpt from the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Papers Volume 2 pages 245 & 246. It presents a speech given by James Wormley Jones. Jones addressed his audience on his having the appearance of a “white” man. He denied being who he appears to be to calm the audience. As the…… Continue reading EX-CAPTAIN JONES, U.S.A., SPEAKS
In the Dred Scott case, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney declared the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sanford. Taney in regard to the ENTIRE AFRICAN RACE as relates to the United States Constitution states: They had for more than a century before…… Continue reading Declaration of Rights of Negro Peoples of the World