Marcus Garvey and Emmitt Till focus of Black August month

August 23, 2012   // 0 Comments

by Taki S. Raton Normally during this eighth month in our communities, writings, festivities and observances will usually feature remembrances of such historical names as Jamaican born Pan-African nationalist and Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) founder Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. born August 17, 1887 and our then 14-year-old Emmett Louis (Bobo) Till who on August 28, 1955 was bruta...

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