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Marcus Garvey Day

On August 17, Jamaicans celebrate Marcus Garvey Day. It honors a Jamaican-born political activist, orator, publisher, journalist and entrepreneur who fought for the rights of Afro-Jamaicans. Marcus Garvey was born on August 17, 1887 in Saint Ann’s Bay to a stonemason and a domestic servant.


Aug 17 2024


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