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About Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader and journalist.
He was the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League and the Black Star Line. "Garveyism", a Pan-African philosophy and an aspect of Black Nationalism, was named after him. Many schools, roads and buildings have been named after him in Africa, Europe and the USA. He has stated about his ideas for Africa: "Our union must know no clime, boundary or nationality… to let us hold together under all climes and in every country".
His Personal Life
He was married and he had 2 children.
Marcus Garvey Rank
Famous quotes by Marcus Garvey
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.Marcus Garvey
Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad!Marcus Garvey
Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.Marcus Garvey
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.Marcus Garvey
I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.Marcus Garvey
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.Marcus Garvey
Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.Marcus Garvey
Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.Marcus Garvey
Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.Marcus Garvey
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey's Popularity
Marcus Garvey was a famous Jamaican political leader and journalist, who was born on August 17, 1887. As a person born on this date, Marcus Garvey is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (August 17) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1887).
People born on August 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Marcus Garvey is the 290th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Marcus Garvey's birthday, Marcus Garvey is the 3rd most famous Jamaican.
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