marcus garvey


Remembering Marcus Garvey in Miami

 Above: attorney Niyala Harrison (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The legacy of Marcus Garvey remains just as relevant to the modern day, particularly to the Caribbean. That was among the findings of the Fifth Marcus Garvey Seminar held Thursday ... [ Read More ]


Op-Ed: The Exoneration of Marcus Garvey: A Moral Obligation

 By Geoffrey PhilpOp-Ed Contributor On June 16, 2012, the Rootz Foundation, Institute for Caribbean Studies, and the Marcus Garvey Celebrations Committee, of which I am a member, launched an online petition for the exoneration of Marcus Garvey, leader of the ... [ Read More ]


Jamaica to Teach Garveyism in Schools as Part of New Civics Curriculum

 Above: Education Minister Ronald Thwaites at the Marcus Garvey Technical School in St Ann’s Bay (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new civics education in Jamaican schools will include the teaching of Garveyism, Education Minister Ronald Thwaites announced. ... [ Read More ]



 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Do the banks, business houses, stock brokerage firms, law firms and hotels in Jamaica treat whites and blacks in the same way?  Is race still a very important issue in modern Jamaica? Jamaica’s most distinguished Pan-Africanist ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Marcus Mosiah Garvey By the Caribbean Journal staff Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero, will be receiving the key to the city on Thursday — 125 years after his birth. The presentation in Kingston will be made to Garvey’s ... [ Read More ]


 By Garnett AnkleOp-Ed Contributor At this point in her political career, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller may be thinking of her legacy. How will history judge her? She has an opportunity to make an indelible mark on the political landscape ... [ Read More ]


 The Jamaican Cabinet has approved the compulsory acquisition of the birthplace of national hero Marcus Garvey, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust announced Thursday. Garvey was born at 32 Market Street in St Ann’s Bay in St Ann. The government made ... [ Read More ]


 Jamaican Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Olivia Grange is looking to set up two committees to lobby the U.S. government to pardon Marcus Garvey. It would not be the first such effort; Edward Seaga, former prime minister of Jamaica, ... [ Read More ]