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Garvey, Marcus Mosiahlocked

(1887–1940)
  • Tony Martin

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Garvey, Marcus Mosiah (1887–1940), pan-African nationalist leader, was born on 17 August 1887 in St Ann's Bay, Jamaica, the last of two surviving children of Malcus Mosiah Garvey, stonemason (1838–1920), and Sarah Jane Richards (1847/1852–1908), a farmer and domestic servant. His father was a descendant of the maroons, fugitive Africans from the era of slavery. ...

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