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Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey

Born in Jamaica, Marcus Garvey moved to Harlem in 1916. Based on some of Booker T. Washington's teachings, Garvey established the Universal Negro Improvement Association, becoming the first African American leader to organize people into a political movement. The goal of the organization was to unify those of African descent around the world into a single body that could establish its own …

Date of Birth: August 17, 1887
Date of Death: June 10, 1940


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"Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men." Marcus Garvey
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"Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences." Marcus Garvey
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"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
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"Up, up, you mighty race!/ You can accomplish/ what you will." Marcus Garvey
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"I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free." Marcus Garvey
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"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life." Marcus Garvey
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"I read "Up From Slavery" and then my dream -- if I may so call it -- of being a race leader dawned." Marcus Garvey
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"The whole world is run on bluff" Marcus Garvey
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"Progress is the attraction that moves humanity." Marcus Garvey
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"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." Marcus Garvey
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"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
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"The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness" Marcus Garvey
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"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
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"Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself." Marcus Garvey
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"A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact." Marcus Garvey
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"I like honesty and fair play." Marcus Garvey
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"Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned." Marcus Garvey
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"Africa for the Africans... at home and abroad!" Marcus Garvey
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"Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people." Marcus Garvey
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"I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together." Marcus Garvey
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"The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness." Marcus Garvey
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