Constitution of the African Civilization Society : together with the testimony of forty distinguished citizens of New York and Brooklyn, to the importance of the objects contemplated by its friends ; also, the Anniversary address

The Constitution of the African Civilization Society indicates that there was work being done towards African Redemption before Marcus Garvey. Glad-handing Garvey and liking memes on social media posts is easy. Reading the Constitution of the African Civilization Society distinguishes those who know “The Work That Has Been Done” and the work still remaining for … More Constitution of the African Civilization Society : together with the testimony of forty distinguished citizens of New York and Brooklyn, to the importance of the objects contemplated by its friends ; also, the Anniversary address

THE POWER OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT By AMY JACQUES GARVEY

“Outsiders will never understand the psychology of those they called Garveyites. We doubt if we who are thus nicknamed understand it ourselves. The binding spell, the indefinable charm which Mr Garvey exercises over us beggars description. But we find reason for it in our conviction that no man has spoken to us like this man, inculcating pride and nobility of race, and clearly pointing out the Star of Hope to a discouraged and down trodden people.” thus wrote Archbishop George Alexander McGuire, in “The Negro Churchman”, Sept 1923. … More THE POWER OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT By AMY JACQUES GARVEY

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 … More Marcus Garvey Special: A PBS Mockumentary

Emancipate Yourselves 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 November 1937 he said: “We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery, … More Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery

African Fundamentalism

A Racial Hierarchy and Empire for Africans African’s Faith Must Be Confidence in Self His Creed: One God, One Aim, One Destiny The time has come for the African to forget and cast behind him his hero worship and adoration of other races, and to start out immediately, to create and emulate heroes of his … More African Fundamentalism