​-       Jamaican political leader , publisher , journalist , entrepreneur , orator and proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement.

-       Garvey’s messages were revolutionary ,  telling black people that we have to unite and believe in our roots , helping black people understand that we came from something much greater then what we were told.

-       Founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) in 1914

-       Garvey started The negro world newspaper , the paper carried essays , poetry , and articles of black history and world events.

-       Garvey then invested towards the negro factories corporation strengthening black infrastructure.

-       He established the black star line , a shipping and passenger line which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands.

-       At the end of 1919 Garvey claimed over 3 quarters of a million followers , at it’s heights the organization had over 5 million paid members world wide and the negro world newspaper was the most popular newspaper in the united states.

-       Marcus Garvey stood at the head of one of the biggest black movements in history.