Revolutionary Daily Thought

Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm, look for me all around you for… I shall come and bring with me countless millions of black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid you in the fight for liberty, freedom and justice! —Marcus Garvey, […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“History teaches us no race, no people, no nation has ever been freed through cowardice, through cringing, through bowing and scraping, but all that has been achieved to the glory of mankind, to the glory and honour of races and nations was through the manly determination and effort of those who lead and those who […]

the nationalist manifesto

The time is at hand when the Black man must pause and take serious note of the rapid current of world events. Life for the People of African stock, has been for the past three centuries, a relentless struggle for survival. Not so much against the forces of nature, Nay! Nature blessed the African Race […]

An appreciation: Dr. Ben, legendary Egypt scholar, dean of Harlem Street University

by Todd Steven Burroughs Yosef Alfredo Antonio ben-Jochannan, known to the African world as “Dr. Ben,” believed that education belonged to any member of his race who wanted it. Perhaps that was because of the 20th century tradition of ad-hoc “street universities,” with step-ladder orators as varied as Malcolm X and “Porkchop” Davis, a tradition […]

Long live the legacy of Malcolm X

By Abayomi Azikiwe February 21 marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, who was gunned down by three men at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, N.Y., in 1965 as he prepared to address several hundred people. The meeting was sponsored by the Organization of Afro-American Unity, founded by Malcolm […]

Pattern of practice: Centuriez of racist oppression culminating in mass incarceration

by Mutope Duguma In 1619, the first Africans were brought to North America by force to be slaves. From 1619 to 1776, this brutal chattel slave system was able to flourish in the 13 British colonies. From 1776, the United States government would take over the reins of this land, including its brutal slave system. […]

The Ongoing Impact of White Supremacy on People of Color (POC)

  by Solomon Comissiong “White supremacy was literally beaten into our ancestors.” White supremacy has a dark legacy within the United States, dating back to this country’s illegal founding. This is inconvenient truth is hardly deniable to those who are intellectually honest. It is something that many white people may openly deny, however they know […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Amy J. Garvey stood on her principles Amy J. Garvey Date: Thu, 1896-12-31 Amy E.J. Garvey was born on this date in 1896. She was an African American historian, journalist, and Pan-Africanist. A key figure in the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), she was the second wife of Marcus Garvey. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Amy […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Joel Augustus Rogers, Renaissance Man Joel A. Rogers Date: Thu, 1883-09-06 Joel Augustus Rogers was born on this date in 1883. He was an African American writer, lecturer, anthropologist, historian, journalist, and publisher. Rogers was from Negril, Jamaica, where his father was a small-town schoolteacher. In 1906, Rogers moved to Chicago but spent most of […]