Did the Maroons betray African People in Jamaica?
Posted By: Ras Marcus
Date: Tuesday, 12 October 2004, at 3:54 p.m.
According to what we read in the history books, after the long war between the English and those Africans, who allow themselves to be called Maroons, a Peace Treaty was signed, allowing the Maroons to live on 1,500 acres of land, in the Cockpit Country parts of Jamaica. According to what we read, there was a clause in this Treaty, which says that in case any Africans who were still enslaved, should escape and come up to Maroon Town, the Maroons should take the slaves back to the English slave masters for a reward.
Another clause said that they should also help to crush any slave rebelion in Jamaica at that period of time.
The book also said that Tacky who was an African Chief in Africa when he was taken away, was killed by the Maroons when he led Tacky's rebelion in Jamaica in the year 1670 or there about.
It also said, that Samuel Sharpe who also led a rebellion in the year 1831 in Jamaica was also subdued by the Maroons. As well as Pual Bogle, who was captured by the Maroons, while he was resting and eating a piece of sugar cane. Paul Bogle had the impression, that the Maroons would have protected and defended him since they were all Africans.
I have noticed that there are some people who are posting of this forum, who appears to be African people, but it appears to me as if they are definately fighting against African liberators who are bold enough, to call a thief a thief, and use any means necessary, to reclaim stolen properties, which were stolen from Mama Africa and her people. Robert Mugabe must be supported, and be praised, for putting into practice, practical Reparation, and the sooner the African Union and it's members, implement practical Reparations, by reclaiming our lands and other properties which were stolen, then the Europeans will realize, that we are talking about a United States of Africa, for Africa and her people everywhere.
There are some people here who are posting much European propaganda, against Robert Mugabe, and they have reminded me, of Paul Bogle, Samuel Sharpe, and Chief Tacky of Tacky's rebelion, how they were captured by their own people, and handed over to those who did not treat us right.
They who are making it their duty, to make mischief against Robert Mugabe, because he is putting Reparation into practice, better go and find some thing better to do. Idle dogs will, chose to bother the sheep from time to time.
Again I send many oceans of blessings and self deterrmination to African people everywhere.
ONE BLACK LOVE ONE BLACK HEART
Baba Ras Marcus.
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