Light the White House Red, Black and Green on August 13 to honor Black people “held to serve or labor” who built it.

Dear friends, I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People, a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your name to mine? If this petition gets 99,999 signatures by August 30, 2015, the White House will review it and respond!​ We the … More Light the White House Red, Black and Green on August 13 to honor Black people “held to serve or labor” who built it.

Are You Ready For #RBG100?

The 100th year of Red, Black and Green is rapidly approaching. On August 13th, 2020 the RBG will mark 100 years since it was presented to the world as our flag. Are you ready? This is the time to begin sharing this information. That event will mark a watershed in the world as we know … More Are You Ready For #RBG100?

Choose to Wear Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2018

Marcus Garvey made a powerful choice when he prophesied “We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery, for though others may free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is our only ruler; sovereign,” during his speech “The Work That Has Been Done” in October 1937. Bob Marley chose to bring … More Choose to Wear Red, Black and Green on August 13, 2018

Our Blood…Our Melanin…And Africa UNITES US!!!

Our Blood…Our Melanin…And Africa UNITES US!!! We are united by the precious tie of blood, the blood of Africa courses through our veins. The blood of melanin people. Africa is for the Africans at home and abroad. The Red, Black and Green has been the flag of ALL African People, ALL Black People, ALL Melanin … More Our Blood…Our Melanin…And Africa UNITES US!!!

97 Years of Red, Black and Green Begins Now!!!

On August 13, 1920, 32 year-old Marcus Mosiah Garvey chaired a meeting of the Universal Negro Improvement Association at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was the 13th day of the first International U.N.I.A. convention. Garvey and the 20,000 UNIA members in attendance that day were gathered for the presentation of a document … More 97 Years of Red, Black and Green Begins Now!!!

An Open Letter To The President of the United States Regarding Melanin

Good Afternoon, I saw where it has been reported that you were intending to ban transgender people from the military. The posts you shared on twitter drew reaction. Some were saying that the number of transgender people in the military was not significant, others disagreed. It seemed a lot of thought went into that subject. … More An Open Letter To The President of the United States Regarding Melanin

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

The Red, Black and Green Flag Story

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 first international convention on August 13, 1920. The … More The Red, Black and Green Flag Story

Celebrate the first 100 years of Red, Black and Green t-shirt

August 13, 2020 marks 100 years of Red, Black and Green. We have an opportunity to send a message, make a statement and demonstrate mental emancipation by wearing Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!! Wearing Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen demonstrates mental emancipation. Truth is a force. The truth of our flag … More Celebrate the first 100 years of Red, Black and Green t-shirt