https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqulmEzz5nw James Brown was a Garveyite. These lyrics are pure Garveyism. I don’t want nobody to give me nothing Open up the door, I’ll get it myself (3 times) Don’t give me integration Give me true communication Don’t give me sorrow I want equal opportunity to live tomorrow Give me schools and give me…… Continue reading I Don’t Want Nobody To Give Me Nothin’ (Open up the door, I’ll get it myself )
“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.