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Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind

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Marcus Garvey at UNIA paradeHe was both a visionary and a manipulator, a brilliant orator and a pompous autocrat. In just ten years following his emigration to the United States as a laborer in 1917, Marcus Garvey rose to lead the largest black organization in history, was taken to prison in handcuffs, and was eventually deported. Marcus Garvey is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of an African American leader who influenced politics and culture around the world.

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Read excerpts from the writings of Garvey -- and his critics.

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