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Garvey, Marcus (1887 – 1940) By Pickens, Mark

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1157-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr, was a Jamaican political leader and a prominent figure in promoting Pan-Africanism. His work as a public speaker, publisher and entrepreneur earned him a central role in the back-to-Africa movement of the 1920s.

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Pickens, Mark. "Garvey, Marcus (1887 – 1940)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 23 Sep. 2020 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1157-1

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