Mt. Moor represents the founders of the modern, post-segregation America. Moors were the ruling class in Europe from 711 A.D. to 1492 A.D. and the term “Moor” is often used to depict the color black. Modern African Americans use the term Moor to discuss a portion of their history in Northern African well before slavery.
This shirt shows four men who modernized and expanded the meaning of the constitution for Americans. While a lot of the history and culture of America is sourced from African American history, these cultural icons are often understated.
Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) was one of the first thought leaders to promote pan-Africanism and connect African Americans with their African ancestry. Martin Luther King remembers Garvey as, “the first man of color to lead and develop a mass movement… give millions of Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny…and make the Negro feel he was somebody.”
T-shirt comes with The Continued Struggle logo (4″ width) on front and “Imhotep” design on back (actual size of print may vary according to size of t-shirt). Printed on Pre-shrunk 100% ringspun cotton. Ice grey color.