Marcus Garvey

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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (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 also founded the Black Star Line, a shipping and passenger line which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands. Prior to the 20th century, leaders such as Prince Hall, Martin Delany, Edward Wilmot Blyden, and Henry Highland Garnet advocated the involvement of the African diaspora in African affairs. Garvey was unique in advancing a Pan-African philosophy to inspire a global mass movement and economic empowerment focusing on Africa known as Garveyism. Promoted by the UNIA as a movement of African Redemption, Garveyism woul... More

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Marcus Garvey #History #Knowledge

Photo of Marcus Garvey A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Marcus Garvey #Home

Photo of Marcus Garvey Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad!
Marcus Garvey #Hope

Photo of Marcus Garvey Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.
Marcus Garvey #Life

Photo of Marcus Garvey If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
Marcus Garvey #Men

Photo of Marcus Garvey Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.
Marcus Garvey #Men

Photo of Marcus Garvey Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.
Marcus Garvey #Success

Photo of Marcus Garvey Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.
Marcus Garvey #God #Great #Nature

Photo of Marcus Garvey God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
Marcus Garvey #Good

Photo of Marcus Garvey I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
Marcus Garvey #Life #Success

Photo of Marcus Garvey There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.