Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, l887-1940 was a Jamaican Political Leader with a dynamic personality and an uplifting message of economic power for Blacks. He founded The Universal Negro Improvement Association and was known for his many quotes and business interests. Among his well-known sayings are “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” and “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”

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