Marcus Garvey • “Africa for the Africans”
“Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men” Marcus Garvey
The Life of Garvey • Born in St. Anne's Bay, Jamaica on August 17, 1887. • a journalist, Orator, Political leader and entrepreneur. • Pan-Africanism and black nationalism movement leader. • integral part of Multiple organizations. • Founder of Universal negro improvement association. • Died in London, England, United Kingdom on June 10, 1940. ‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”. -Marcus Garvey
For the Africans Africa • Theme: Africans should return to Africa. • Tone: Serious, Insightful and providential . • Technique: AABB Rhyme scheme, Synecdoche “This the rallying cry for a nation, Be it in peace or revolution. Marcus Garvey
Garvey’s Contribution • Marcus Garvey had a huge contribution to the Harlem Renaissance. • Garvey’s organization UNIA provoked black movements. • His newspaper, Negro world, provided publication of black works. • UNIA and Negro world promoted creative black works.
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