What ‘Back to Africa’ Means

An essay by Marcus Garvey from the January 30, 1926 Negro World Weekly Newspaper. Having-traveled for hundreds of years across the deserts and prairies of human prejudice, we have now, arrived at the crossroads of racial destiny. Each and every race today seems to be traveling in its own direction. The great human family has … More What ‘Back to Africa’ Means


This post is an extract from the Negro World weekly newspaper for April 14, 1923. In this essay Marcus Garvey  explains how Africa awakened from propaganda generated by the UNIA. It should be inspirational to those who see what has transpired since it was written and how African people at home and abroad can only … More AWAKENED AFRICA STARTLES THE WORLD

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