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Marcus Garvey photographed in 1924.

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Plans to Unveil a Bust of Marcus Garvey in Ethiopia Revealed

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once called Marcus Garvey the first “man on a mass scale and level to give millions of Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny.” The founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), a fraternal order of Black nationalists, Garvey implored Black people to pride themselves in their race and return to Africa.