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Tag: Marcus Garvey

What This Scholar Says About Marcus Garvey...

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7 Jamaican Freedom Fighters Whose Stories Must...

Tacky Tacky was a Coromantee chief of the Akan people from Ghana. He led one of the most significant rebellions in Jamaica and the Caribbean....

21 Black Conscious Leaders Who Put Their...

Renowned Black leader Marcus Mosiah Garvey. He had up to 15 million Black followers across the world. Master scholar and psychologist Dr. Amos Wilson Black activist...

From Oprah Winfrey to Marcus Garvey: 8...

"There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of...

Celebrate Black Excellence: 10 Interesting Facts About...

Celebrating the Life of Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey was born Aug. 17, 1887, in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. Garvey was the youngest of 11 children....

Celebrate Independence: 10 Interesting Facts About Jamaica

Jamaica: 'Out of Many, One People' Independence and Geography Jamaica gained independence from the United Kingdom on Aug. 6, 1962.  The island nation is the third-largest...

10 Interesting Facts About Edward Wilmot Blyden,...

The Father of Pan-Africanism A highly respected African intellectual, Edward Wilmot Blyden (Aug. 3, 1832–Feb. 7, 1912) was the father of Pan-Africanism. He was also an educator, writer, diplomat...

Jamaica Embassy Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Marcus...

The Jamaican Embassy in Washington, D.C. commemorated the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Negro Improvement Association – African Communities League (UNIA)...

A Hundred Years of Marcus Garvey

For me and many others, Marcus Garvey qualifies as the greatest Black man of the past hundred years. Of course, there are many, many...

7 Black Leaders Who Deserve Their Own...

In parts of the world, some people who sacrificed for their countries are given national holidays respectfully. In the United States there are also...

10 Leaders You May Not Have Known...

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism...

5 Signs The Black World is on...

Education and Academic Achievement Did you know that Black immigrants from Africa have more college education and higher rates of degree attainment than any other immigrant group...

Jamaican Highlights Island’s Role in Spreading Black...

Jamaica has had a rich history of creative resistance during slavery. Similarly, during the post-slavery era, many Jamaicans have played pioneering roles in the...

5 New Year’s Resolutions Marcus Garvey Would...

While working to uplift our people in the early 1900s, Marcus Garvey recognized that miseducation was one of the biggest problems facing Black people....

More Than Just Beaches: 11 Jamaican Cultural...

Monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey The monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey was designed by the government town planner, G. C. Hodges,...

5 Powerful Speeches to Change Your Consciousness

 John Henrik Clarke - "The African Mind" A Pan-Africanist scholar, historian, professor, and pioneer in the creation of Africana studies, John Henrick Clarke, Ph.D., explains...

5 Historic Examples of Cooperative Economics (Ujamaa)...

 “There exists today a chance for to organize a cooperative State within their own group.  By letting Negro farmers feed Negro artisans, and...

5 Reasons Jamaican Culture Is the Most...

Jamaican Patois becoming the youth language of choice in larger countries In some parts of England and Toronto Canada, a dialect heavy with Jamaican and...

Blueprint For Changing The World: 5 Black...

In his "Message to the Grassroots" speech in 1963, Malcolm X noted that as a people we must put our differences aside to reach...

6 Leaders Who Called For A Political...

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