Presidential Pardon for Marcus Garvey

#TeachTheVILLAGE
#WeAreTheONES
#UNIA #AAPRP
#AFRIKANLIBERATION
#LookToTheEAST
#KNOWtheLEDGE

Moorbey'z Blog

Marcus Garvey taught the world that Black Lives Matter.  A Jamaican-born political and civil rights leader known for his legacy of fighting for equal treatment of persons of African descent, Garvey lead under the principles of unity and self-determination. Garvey was a business entrepreneur, international freedom fighter, and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA).

Under his leadership, the UNIA became one of the largest Black organizations in history; during the peak of its membership the UNIA had over six million members, in 40 countries, with 1,100 chapters. He ignited a movement to encourage African Americans in the United States to overcome oppression in the 1920s, and was a catalyst for decolonization efforts throughout many African nations. Today, Garvey’s principles are just as significant and his spirit is alive in the voice of our youth who protest current an unjust legal system that continues to criminalize Black life.

In…

View original post 216 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s