Posts Tagged ‘ Marcus Garvey ’

African Liberation Day: May 25, 2014

May 24, 2014
African Liberation Day: May 25, 2014

The History of African Liberation Day (ALD) ALD was founded in 1958 when Kwame Nkrumah convened the First Conference of Independent States held in Accra, Ghana and attended by eight independent African states. The 15th of April was declared “African Freedom Day,” to mark each year the onward progress of the liberation movement, and...
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Harlem Renaissance: The Garvey Aesthetic

April 17, 2010
Harlem Renaissance: The Garvey Aesthetic

The Harlem Renaissance was truly a milestone and high point in African American history. Viewed as a flowering of music, literature, poetry and visual arts, the Renaissance period paralleled and reinforced the emergence of a new African personality, expressed in the “New Negro” anthology, edited by Alain Locke. The impetus for this new personality...
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Marcus Garvey Movement: Up You Mighty Race

January 29, 2009

Marcus Garvey led the first mass black movement of the twentieth century.  The Garvey movement called upon Africans everywhere to work reclaim Africa, struggle to reclaim their better selves, and strive to restore their history and humanity. Marcus Garvey believed in the primacy of race as the starting point for the liberation of all...
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