BLACK 🌍 HISTORY SPOTLIGHT : MARCUS MOSIAH GARVEY JR.

  BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr., was born on August 17, 1887, in St.Ann’s Bay , Jamaica , to Sarah Jane Richards and Marcus Mosiah Garvey Sr., he was the youngest of eleven children, but only Marcus and his sister Indiana would survive to adulthood. Garvey’s father owned a massive personal library, it was from this library where a young Garvey would first be educated. The young Garvey would continue his early education at some of St.Ann’s Bay elementary schools, it would be at those schools, Garvey would experience racism for the first time in his life. In 1907, while working in the printing industry, Garvey would get his first taste of political activism, when he took … Continue reading BLACK 🌍 HISTORY SPOTLIGHT : MARCUS MOSIAH GARVEY JR.