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

Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey

The following are lyrics to a song written by Marcus Garvey while he was incarcerated in Atlanta Prison. Listen to a version of this song courtesy Battle Cry for Cuba Zimbabwe here Keep Cool by Jahiti Brownfish and Denyse Pearson Suns have set and suns will rise Upon many gloomy lives; Those who sit around and say: “Nothing … More Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey