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 […]

On Thiz Day in History (our story)

August 31st, 1920 African Independence Day August 31st, 1920, is when for the first and only time in history that a world Black Government was created for all African People at home and abroad. This Government was created by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the founding Parent Body of the UNIA-ACL. This was during […]

Restoring the Past to Serve the Future

“Those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it.” George Santayana To advance correctly, an oppressed people must be correctly oriented in today’s and tomorrow’s struggles. To do this they must get the history right. The masses of New Afrikan/Black People have long suffered a condition of historical amnesia, which has stagnated […]

Garvey To Wahad: Legacies Of Black Resistance

Dhoruba bin-Wahad and Mwariama Kamau were back with us to discuss the killing of Michael Brown within the context of Black Liberation struggles, the Garvey Movement and Black August. Click here for the Every 28 Hours report on police killings of Black people in the U.S. from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. Related articles Analytical […]

Happy Bornday Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Action, Self – Relience, The Vision Of Self And The Future Have Been The Only Means By Which The Oppressed Have Seen And Realized The Light Of Their Own Freedom,  Marcus ‘Mosiah’ Garvey Related articles Marcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind Teach The Youths About Garvey – Limited Time Download We will always […]