5 Things Every Black Person Should Know About Marcus Garvey

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He Led the Largest and Most Influential Movement to Advance Black People’s Interests in the World

Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), “the most dynamic mass movement across territorial borders among the African peoples [during] the 20th century.” According to international.ucla.edu: “By the early 1920s the UNIA could count branches in almost every Caribbean, [latin America], and sub-Saharan African country  with membership swelling to 8 million.”

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