These rights we believe to be justly ours and proper for the protection of the Negro race at large, and because of this belief we, on behalf of the four hundred million Negroes of the world, do pledge herein the sacred blood of the race in defense, and we hereby subscribe our names as a guarantee of the truthfulness and faithfulness hereof in the presence of Almighty God, on the 13th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty.
Charles Seifert is the person to whom credit for the “tree without roots” quote rightfully belongs. In “The Negro or Ethiopian’s Contribution to Art” he wrote:
A race without knowledge of its history is like a tree without roots.
The Negro who has had the benefit of an education of forty, thirty, and twenty years ago, is the greatest fraud and stumbling block to the real progress of the race. He was educated with the wrong psychology and perspective.
August 17, 1987 was the centenary of Marcus Mosiah Garvey. To honor the milestone, the Jamaica Journal devoted their entire August issue to articles on Garvey. The thirteen articles included:
The Declaration of Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World was signed on August 13, 1920. The event was convened by the of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. It was chaired by UNIA President General Marcus Mosiah Garvey. The Declaration of Rights of the Negro People of the World was…… Continue reading This flag of mine by Amy Jacques Garvey
Flyer for #RBG101 the 101st year of Red, Black and Green. #RBG101 Wear RED, BLACK AND GREEN on FRIDAY THE 13TH OF AUGUST 2021 August 13th, 2020 is #RBG101. That day begins 101 years of Red, Black and Green as the colors of ALL African people worldwide. Celebrate our symbol of pride, dignity, nobility and…… Continue reading Flyer for #RBG101: The 101st year of Red, Black and Green
https://youtu.be/TSOXlQQLoBs The Red, Black and Green flag symbolizes the Sovereign United States of Africa. The concept of the United States of Africa was envisioned by Marcus Garvey in a poem entitled “Hail! United States of Africa.” The Red, Black and Green has been the flag of Africans, at home and abroad, for over 100 years…… Continue reading Red, Black, and Green by Roy Ayers
August 13th 2021 began 100 years of Red, Black and Green and the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World.
Get your Melanin unity t-shirt for only $22.99 at the Keyamsha the Awakening store Our Blood Our Melanin and Africa Unites Us. That is the culturally coded wisdom symbolically embedded in the Red, Black and Green. It tells us who are willing to know the truth: Our Blood, Our Melanin and Africa UNITES US!!! No…… Continue reading Our Blood Our Melanin and Africa Unites Us T-shirt.
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.