VIDEO: Marcus Garvey

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Marcus Mosiah Garvey was not born an American, but the ideas he propagated about a sense of Black nationalism, regardless of homeland, was a lasting imprint on the consciousness of African-Americans. Garvey made an argument for the rise of lower classes, and exhorted Blacks everywhere to seek self-governance to repair the wounds of colonialism and slavery. Garvey was fierce orator, relentless publisher, and capable entrepreneur whose vision may have been best realized after he passed on.

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VIDEO: Marcus Garvey reciting a speech from July 1921.

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