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Marcus Mosiah Garvey (1887–1940) by unknown photographer, c. 1920 Getty Images


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. ...


Hector, Leonard Churchill [Tim] (1942–2002), journalist and political activist in Antigua, was born on 24 November 1942 in St John's, Antigua. His father was from Montserrat. He was brought up by his Antiguan mother, Mable Hector, whom he always credited with being his role model. He was a Roman Catholic, and his education began at ...