Marvin X spoke about South Carolina and the mass murder of nine people in a church, founded by Demark Vesey who plotted a revolt at the church in 1822. Marvin X said, "Uncle Tom nigguhs snitched to the massa. We still got Uncle Tom nigguhs round here today, right now...."
Then he turned to the white woman who wants to be black. He said, "I support the white woman who wants to be black. I don't support black women who want to be white! I don't support black women in blond wigs and bleaching cream, Korean eyes, Korean nails!"
I am here to tell the truth, this is why I am not attracted to money. If you stay poor, you can tell the truth, Dr. Nathan Hare told me. Now if money is your objective, you must decide what side you are on. My mentor Sun Ra said there are musicians who commercialized on the Creator and departed the planet as a result. My life is not about money, but truth!
As I conclude, I want to congratulate the Berkeley Juneteenth planning committee, especially the editor of Vision Magazine, Delores Nochi Edwards, James W. Sweeney, Berkeley NAACP President
Now if Marvin had had his way, he romantically and idealistically wanted to read Father's Day in Harlem, from Love and War Poems, 1995, Black Bird Press: