Marcus Garvey Essay

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Page 1 Good Afternoon, My name is today I will be presenting on my Term Paper which focus’s primarily on Marcus Garvey Black Nationalism in The Bahamas from the 20th century to now. The Objectives for This Presentation: Firstly I will briefly speak about the father of Black Nationalism; Marcus Garvey Explore some of the contributions of Marcus’s Garvey Hope for the Caribbean which is seen today in the Bahamas within three areas; Politically Economically Socially Finally I will speak about some of the sources I will use to support this argument What is Black Nationalism? According to the Encyclopaedia Black Nationalism refers to those ideas and movement that are associated with the quest to achieve separate statehood for Africans. Marcus Garvey In the words of Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey, “We are men; we have souls, we have passions, we have feelings, we have hopes, we have desires, like any other race in the world. The cry is raised all over the world today of Canada for the Canadians, of America for the American, of England for the English, of France for the French, of Germany for the Germans- do you think it is unreasonable that we, the blacks of the world, should raise the cry of Africa for the Africans?” Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940),[1] was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and speaker who was a constant supporter of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL).[2] He founded the Black Star Line, part of the Back-to-Africa movement, which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands. Marcus Garvey was a figure in spreading the awareness of black consciousness and nationalism. Marcus Garvey was a “very vocal man who was extremely active in

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