In a report of a speech appearing in the Negro World weekly newspaper, Marcus Garvey was quoted as saying:  Show me the race or the nation without a flag, and I will show you a race of people without any pride. In song and mimicry they have said, "Every race has a flag but the coon. But that was said of us four years ago. They can't say it now. The Universal Negro Catechism , published by the UNIA in , refers to the colors of the flag meaning:  Red is the color of the blood which men must shed for their redemption and liberty; black is the color of the noble and distinguished race to which we belong; green is the color of the luxuriant vegetation of our Motherland.
Newton just minutes before his swearing-in ceremony. On Inauguration Day, Trump emerged from the Capitol Building, gave a thumbs-up, and then raised his right fist in the air. The incongruity of the fist was plain. Decades earlier, the raised fist was a signal of resistance associated with the Black Power movement. But during his campaign, on Christmas cards and onstage, Trump used the fist as an aggressive symbol of dominance, wielding it throughout his rallies after speeches.
Stencilled symbol of the autonomist movement Autonome The "Gonzo fist" The raised fist logo may represent unity or solidarity, generally with oppressed peoples. The black fist, also known as the Black Power fist is a logo generally associated with black nationalism and sometimes socialism. Its most widely known usage is by the Black Panther Party in the s. A black fist logo was also adopted by the northern soul music subculture. The left white fist, also known as the Aryan fist or the White Power fist is a logo generally associated with white nationalism.