Marcus Garvey


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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940) was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL). He founded the Black Star Line, part of the Back-to-Africa ... more »

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  • Look for me all around you, for with God's grace, I shall come and bring with me countless millions of Black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid you i...
    Marcus Garvey (1887-1940), Jamaican civil rights campaigner. Quoted by Tony Martin, in The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey, preface, 1986 edi...
  • Day by day we hear the cry of AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS. This cry has become a positive, determined one. It is a cry that is raised simultaneously the world over because of the universal oppression that...
    Marcus Garvey (1887-1940), Jamaican civil rights campaigner. Quoted in The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey, vol. 1, ch. 1, ed. Amy Jacques Ga...
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