“The contents of this volume comprise a substantial portion of what I have put to paper over the past six decades, but what percentage I cannot be sure because much of what I wrote earliest was never intended to be kept for posterity. What I pride myself on most is that since becoming a conscious Garveyite in my early 20’s, I have not wavered in my convictions about and to the uplift and advancement of people of African descent—especially those who are descended from the Africans captured and forcibly brought to this hemisphere, and forced into bondage. I trust that these writings reflect that consistency and determination. Hopefully, this volume will ‘…inspire others to act at some future time.’”
Amefika “Baba G” Geuka
In the aftermath of Barack Obama’s declaration that his election as President signaled the beginning of a “post-racial” period in American history — by implication that “racism was now a thing of the past,” the black collective in America no longer has any recognized leaders or spokespersons capable of effectively championing its cause.