This is perhaps the most profound tribute paid to The Right Excellent Marcus Mossiah Garvey, his message, and his movement. Dumas takes us beyond the misconception that Garvey's basic philosophy was centered around the raising of funds to buy steamships to take long lost souls back to Africa. One Liberia per century is sufficient. Black is indubitably an international and universal reality. There has never been or never will be a need to return a people to where they presently are. Such action would not only be illogical, it would have been counterproductive to Garvey's idea/plan of establishing a Harlem, U. S. A., base for international trade. Dumas reminds us that those who pirate Blacks do not possess perpetual options to the vast waters, and that the Ebony cup can also be filled if dipped deep enough.