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Marcus Garvey

Marcus GarveyAKA Marcus Mosiah Aurelius Garvey, Jr.

Born: 17-Aug-1887
Birthplace: St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
Died: 10-Jun-1940
Location of death: West Kensington, London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, National Heroes Park, Kingston, Jamaica

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pan-African black nationalist

Formed the underpinnings for the post-Colonial independence movements in Africa.

Father: Malcus "Marcus" Mosiah Garvey (d. 9-Apr-1920)
Mother: Sarah Jane Richards (servant, d. 18-Mar-1908)
Wife: Amy Ashwood (journalist, m. 1919, div. 1922, d. 1969)
Wife: Amy Jacques Garvey (activist, m. 1922, d. 25-Jul-1973)
Son: Marcus Garvey, Jr. (b. 1931)
Son: Julius Winston Garvey (b. 1933)

    University: Birkbeck College (1912, 1914)

    Universal Negro Improvement Association Founder (1914)
    Assassination Attempt Harlem, NY (14-Oct-1919)
    Shot Harlem, NY (14-Oct-1919)
    Libel (Aug-1920), charges dropped
    Mail Fraud 8-Feb-1925
    Contempt of Court
    Deported to Jamaica (1927)
    Libel seditious libel (1830), overturned
    Stroke (20-Jan-1940)
    Paralyzed right side (20-Jan-1940)
    Coma

Is the subject of books:
Black Moses: The Story of Marcus Garvey, 1955, BY: David Cronon
Garvey and Garveyism, 1963, BY: Amy Jacques Garvey


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