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
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 better … More I Don’t Want Nobody To Give Me Nothin’ (Open up the door, I’ll get it myself )
Several years ago I found myself perplexed by a quandary. On numerous occasions I experienced a feeling that I couldn’t name. The feeling was good. Whenever it came upon me I felt as though life was something special; more special than before. When the feeling first came I do not recall the day or time. … More On Feeling Human
Malcolm X…Marcus Garvey…Bob Marley…Martin Luther King, Jr. Those four names are synonymous with Keyamsha, the Awakening. Interestingly, their names all have the letter “M.” In this post we look at several facts that connect these men. What led to such connections? Coincidence? Synchronicity? Fate? Destiny? Something we can not begin to comprehend? All of the above? We … More Malcolm, Marcus, Marley and Martin: A look at connections between four icons of Keyamsha, the Awakening
Earlier today, August 17, 2017, in the Millions for Marcus Garvey Facebook group appeared a post which was truly inspirational. A good brother posted “Merry Christmas” in recognition of the 130th year since the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey came to this planet. To which we readily replied, “MERRY GARVEYMAS.” Which to us seems reasonable. After … More Merry Garveymas!!!
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!!!
The idea of the United States of Africa originated with Marcus Garvey, despite what some people would like you to believe. His 1924 poem, “Hail! United States of Africa” was the first instance of the concept. We created a passport inspired by Garvey’s poem years ago. Now it is on a t-shirt ready for you. … More The United States of Africa Passport t-shirt
The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2017 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they issue the #RBGChallenge and invite everyone to celebrate the #RBG and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!”
Guest post by Mungu MWARIAMA KAMAU· SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 “I will call into the past, far back to the beginning of time and beg them to come and help me … I will reach back and draw them into me and they must come, for at this moment, I am the whole reason they have … More Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative
The phrase: “If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started” is a quote from Marcus Garvey in his book the Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. It is one of the most widely known quotes by him. … More Marcus Garvey: “With confidence you have won even before you have started.”