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!!!
Though widely associated with Bob Marley and his incredibly popular “Redemption Song” lyric, the phrase “emancipate yourselves from mental slavery” is a paraphrase from a speech by Marcus Garvey. In his comments during a speech entitled “The Work That Has Been Done” in November 1937 he said: (Paid link below) “We are going to emancipate ourselves… More Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery