I Got A Call From A Brother Who Is A Maroon
Posted By: Ras Marcus In Response To: Re: The Prefer Them Dead Not Alive. (Ras Howard Henry)
Date: Thursday, 5 April 2012, at 4:47 p.m.
In Response To: Re: The Prefer Them Dead Not Alive. (Ras Howard Henry)
I got a call Iyathren who I know in Jamaica a few nights ago, when I answered the call, he then put on a person who he said was a Maroon Chief, this person did not try to reason with me about the subject, I was hardly able to get a sentence in, he was just dictating about what some one at the United Nation has told him about the so called Maroons were never enslaved, and that they ruled Spain for seven hundred years. Those people called themselves Maroons, were enslaved in Spain before Columbus was born, and some of them came to Jamaica after Columbus was born and grow up to be a middle aged man, when he captured Jamaica it became the stolen property of Spain, and so the King of Spain told the Spaniards to go to Jamaica to steal as much as they could, so they carried their slaves and their other belongings with them. They lived there until 1655, when the British people another set of invaders, invaded Jamaica, and chased out the Spaniards, and those so called Maroons fight on the side of their Spanish slave masters, while the Spaniards escaped to Cuba, and from then on, the British and the so called Maroons, continue their irregular warfare, until the British found out, that they could not defeat the Maroons, so, they trick them into signing a peace Treaty, and then used them to captured runaway slaves for a reward, which became quite a betrayal of their own African people. This can be found in most history books about slavery.
So, the brother was also boasting about how long he was a Lawyer but that did not have anything to do with the subject which I am writing about, I am writing about the betrayal of African people by the so called Maroons, and I am saying that they can be forgiven, by African people everywhere, but that they should abandon the name Maroon for it is not an African name, and that since they originated in Ghana, they should take on their original names of Coromantees, Akan or Ashanti. so again I say Maroons No No No.
Coromantees, Ashanti or Akan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes.
Take the best care of yourself and your people.
Again I send many oceans of blessing and self determination tomAfrican people everywhere.
ONE BLACK HEART ONE BLACK LOV
Baba Ras Marcus.
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