African American History Forum
Early 20th Century African American History
Why don't we discuss Marcus Garvey? Do we generally know enough of him? Today ,do we know the depth of his movement?Do we really know what his movement was about? What did he accomplish if anything?Were any of his accomplishments lasting? Why not? Did he exicite the masses?How large and for how long?Do we has African Americans today understand and appreciate the impact on America at large and the world?Do we look at source materials ,or do we rely on the two or three lines written in history books in the public schools?Can real knowledge of his movement,the times,help us today? Would it help young ,lost black youth to know that almost 100 years ago a black man encouraged the masses to save money, to invest that money in his shipping lines,loan company and factory? Let us discover the times and the Garvey story and learn!