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  1. Marcus Garvey By sherry Sah

  2. Who is Marcus Garvey • He was born in St Ann's Bay, Jamaica August 17, 1887 and died on June 10,1940. • He wanted African- Americans to have their own country. • He created a “ Back to Africa” movement in civil rights. • He was a political leader, publisher, journalist, businessman .

  3. Marcus Garvey

  4. “Africa for Africans” 3 T’s • The theme of the poem is that Marcus Garvey wants African- Americans to go back to the “homeland” (Africa). • The tone of this poem is very demanding because when “ Blacks” came to America they were slaves. Since, now they’re free. He wants them to go back to Africa and rule. • The technique of this poem that Marcus Gravey uses is rhyming. He often rhythms each stanza to have a interesting tone.

  5. Marcus Garvey important to Harlem Renaissance • He advocated for black rights, helped contribute to the movement by writing, creating political groups. • Harlem Renaissance was a movement which produced a flowering of African American literature, poetry, music and visual arts. • He empowered African- Americans to add their voices to the mainstreams.

  6. Word Document • "The Role of Marcus Garvey." Http://kwanzaaguide.com/. N.p., n.d. Web • "Harlem Renaissance." N.p., n.d. Web • "Pan-African Leaders." The Pan-African Movement. TCNJ, n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2014 • "W.E.B. Du Bois." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 04 Jan. 2014.