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Marcus Garvey Africa for the Africans

Marcus GarveyAfrica for the Africans

http://987kiss.com/images/blackhistorymonth/garvey.jpgPower point create by Robert L. MartinezPrimary Content Source: Speaking of America: Vol. II, Laura A. Belmonte

Marcus Garvey led the first large-scale black nationalist movement in U.S. history.

http://www.chemistrydaily.com/chemistry/Marcus_Garvey Born in Jamaica, Garvey left school at the age of fourteen and worked as a printer.

http://esperstamps.org/Sanford%20Byrd/worldstamps/Garvey_Marcus_Jamaica.jpg He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, a fraternal organization to promote black business and identity.

http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/tserve/twenty/tkeyinfo/garvey.htm Enraged by the racial unrest of the World War I era, Garvey embraced racial separation.

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/bhmtimeline.html He used his powerful oratorical skills to advocate black racial pride and economic self-sufficiency.

http://www.africamaat.com/IMG/jpg?D=A Drawing as many as 2 million members, he established UNLA chapters in several U.S. cities.

http://www.muhlenberg.edu/depts/religion/pearson/MarcusGarveyLinks.htm To finance and strengthen his movement, Garvey launched black-owned restaurants, stores, laundries, a hotel, and a toy factory that manufactured black dolls.

Black newspaper began by Marcus Garveyhttp://www.angelfire.com/electronic/negroworld/mission.htmlIn 1919, he incorporated the Black Star Line, a shipping company for transporting blacks between America and Africa.

Yarmouth, first ship in the Black Star liner fleet.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Star_Line Garvey hosted an international UNLA conference attended by delegates from twenty-five nations.

http://www.jahsonic.com/NewNegro.jpgBut Garveys successes proved short-lived. In 1922, following allegations of mail fraud in the Black Star operation. Garvey received a five-year prison term.

http://www.africawithin.com/garvey/garvey_gallery2.htm After serving two years, his sentence was commuted by President Calvin Coolidge.

http://www.africawithin.com/garvey/garvey_gallery2.htm

President Calvin Coolidgehttp://home.intekom.com/southafricanhistoryonline/pages/classroom/pages/projects/grade12/lesson7/06-aftermath.htm In 1927, Garvey was deported as an undesirable alien and never returned to the United States.

http://www.africawithin.com/garvey/garvey_gallery2.htm Sometimes criticized, Garveys ideas profoundly affected future generations of black activists, including Malcolm X.

http://www.workers.org/us/2005/malcolmx.jpgAfrica for Africansthe negro peoples of the world should concentratebuilding up for themselves a great nation in Africa.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bonitajamaica/592291644/ It is a question of a few more years when Africa will be completely colonized by Negroes, as Europe is by the white raceWhat we want is an independent African nationality

http://www.radiojamaica.com/images/stories/marcus-garvey2-web.jpgIt is hoped that when the time comesthe brotherly co-operation which will make the interest of the African native and the American and West Indian Negro one and the same

http://www.globalafrica.com/MarcusG.JPG that is to say, we shall enter into a common partnership to build up Africa in the interest of our race.

- Marcus Garvey New York, April 18, 1922

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