-        Pioneering journalist, publisher, and advocate for the Improvement of African American lives through Black Nationalism.

-        Born into an interracial, upper class family in Jamaica, where she was formally educated.

-        Second wife of Marcus Garvey, leader of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), the largest African American and Pan-African movement of all time

-        Published two books of her husband’s writings and served as editor of The Negro World.

-        Continued her husband’s work after he went to prison, speaking nationally on the importance of Black nationalism, separation from European society, and African independence.