The Pan-African colors (also known as RBG) are red, black, and green, or red, gold and green. They are featured on the flags of many African and Caribbean nations and are one of the symbols of Rastafarianism.
Red represents the blood of the martyrs, black represents the color of the people and fertile soil, and green represents the fertile fields of Africa. Gold represents the wealth of Africa, peace, harmony and/or hope.
- “Pan-African colours.” Wikipedia. Web. Accessed 19 Jan. 2017.
- Malik, Asad. “This is the real meaning behind the Red, Black and Green.” Pan-African Alliance. Web. Accessed 19 Jan. 2017.