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.
Sam P.K. Collins
Sam P.K. Collins is a grassroots journalist with multidisciplinary experience as a writer, editor, producer, researcher, and filmmaker. AllEyesOnDC serves as part of his effort to shed light on issues that affect people of African descent in the D.C. metropolitan region through words and film. This mission crystallized during college and subsequent professional experiences. Sam’s previous experience includes writing reports of President Barack Obama’s activities as a White House press pool reporter for American Urban Radio Networks. He has also had stints at ThinkProgress, National Public Radio and NBC Universal. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a master’s degree in public policy from The George Washington University. There, he founded ACE Magazine, a multicultural campus publication. Sam is a native Washingtonian of Liberian descent.