6 Leaders Who Called For A Political Union of Caribbean Nations

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1914

marcus garvey

 Marcus Mosiah Garvey (1887-1940) – founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, the largest mass movement across territorial borders among the African peoples during the 20th century.

“As one who knows the people well, I make no apology for prophesying that there will soon be a turning point in the history of the West Indies; and that the people who inhabit that portion of the Western Hemisphere will be the instruments of uniting a scattered race who, before the close of many centuries, will found an empire on which the sun shall shine as ceaselessly as it shines on the empire of the North today.”

Source: “Marcus Garvey and the Vision of Africa” by John Henrik Clarke (1974)

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