Marcus Garvey: UNIA Flag Raising in City of CLEVELAND

Annual Black History Month Flag Raising ceremony took place at Cleveland City Hall in the rotunda.

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. ONH was a Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator. He was the founder and first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, through which he declared himself Provisional President of Africa. Ideologically a black nationalist and Pan-Africanist, his ideas came to be known as Garveyism.

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