“Those people who identify as white are called Americans, whereas our American identity is hypenated. So yes, I have American citizenship, but I don’t consider myself an American. I encourage other Black people to have that mindset.” – Sam P.K. Collins

In the following video, Sam P.K. Collins, also known as Ras Plo Kwia Glebluwuo, reflects on the attempted coup on the U.S. Capitol on the evening of January 6, 2021, and the reactions of Black people who feigned surprised that the white supremacists were treated differently than Black Lives Matter protesters. This reflection includes excerpts of speeches and writings of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and analysis of current events.