What are the colors of Pan-African flag?
The Pan-African flag has 3 primary colors, which are red, black and green.
The table below has the common and popular codes of these colors in HEX, RGB and CMYK formats along with Pantone (PMS), RAL and NCS (Natural Color System). Please note that HEX and RGB codes are to be used for digital works and web pages (including HTML and CSS) while the CMYK values are for printers.
The Pan-African flag is known as Afro-American flag, Black Liberation flag and UNIA flag.
The unofficial flag of Pan-Africanism is a horizontal tricolour of red, black and green. It's design and colors are loosely based on the traditional flag of Ethiopia, the only country that was, except for a very short time, free from European colonialism.
The flag was designed by Marcus Garvey of the UNIA and was first adopted in 1920. The three colors along with yellow (gold) have been used in the flags of several countries in Africa and the Americas and many Pan-African organisations and movements including Black Lives Matter (BLM).
What is the meaning of colors in the Pan-African flag?
Red, black and green, the three colors in the Pan-African flag, stand for noble blood that unites all people of african ancestry, the people of the africa and richness of the land, respectively. Also, specially in case of state flags, the meaning associated with the colors are generally endorsed by an official charter. However, at times the symbolism is simply understood by being descended from the culture of the land or has seeped so deeply into customs that, now, the two are inextricably linked. Please also note that there can be more than one meaning for the colors in the Pan-African flag.