marcus garvey (2)

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Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican-born black nationalist who created a 'Back to Africa' movement in the United States. He became an inspirational political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator whose ideals pre-figured the later Civil Rights Movement. He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) with chapters established beyond the borders of the United States to the Caribbean, Canada, and Africa.

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bRunoko Rashidi ~

  Four days ago I returned to the United States from a week long trip to 
Harare, Zimbabwe where I was a guest of UNESCO and the Government of 
Zimbabwe.  The purpose of the visit was to help prepare curriculum content 
and a teacher's guide for the teaching of history in African public schools.  
The goal is to complete the project within the next eighteen months.  

The UNESCO gathering was a wonderful experience and a big honor, although the 
African Diaspora itself was n

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