Marcus Garvey Opened UNIA Convention In Harlem 92 Years Ago Today

August 2, 2012   // 0 Comments

(Newsone) Jamaican-born Black Nationalist and Pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey (pictured) and his fraternal organization, the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League(UNIA-ACL), became a powerful force in the 1920s, after Garvey held the group’s first convention in Harlem’s Liberty Hall on this day in 1920. For the entire month of August, Garvey and the UNIA held the i...

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