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Marcus Garvey

Author: Mary Lawler
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©1988.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the black leader who started a "Back-to-Africa" movement in the United States, believing blacks would never receive justice in countries with a white majority. One of the most controversial figures to emerge from post-World War I America, Marcus Garvey became a champion of black rights as the charismatic leader of the Back To Africa movement, which sought to establish a central homeland for blacks.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey; Marcus Garvey
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lawler
ISBN: 1555465870 9781555465872
OCLC Number: 15792999
Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Achievement / Coretta Scott King --
Homecoming --
Place in the world --
Doomed to lead --
"Up, you mighty race" --
Star of destiny --
Proud ships sailing in circles --
Most dangerous enemy --
"Look for me in the whirlwind."
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Mary Lawler ; senior consulting editor, Nathan Irvin Huggins.

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