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Marcus Garvey – Part 2

Marcus Garvey biography continues… At the end of August 1919, he marries Amy Ashwood (in picture) who a few months earlier, had thrown herself in the line of fire to save his life. Their extravagant wedding was the talk of Harlem. Five different ministers performed the ceremony before 3,000 guests. Within four short months, the couple […]

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Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Who was Marcus Mosiah Garvey? Why did he attract such a huge following? I first heard about him in history class during my High school days, but that was about it. The only thing I remembered then was that he was one of our national heroes…but for what, I could not tell you (so much […]

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