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Marcus Garvey: A Giant of Black Politics

Marcus Garvey: A Giant of Black Politics

Date: August 14, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Location: St Ann's Library Cissbury Road Tottenham London N15 5PU

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Black History Studies presents the FREE screening of ‘Marcus Garvey: A Giant of Black Politics‘ on Tuesday 14th August 2018.

Black Nationalist pioneer and First Hero of Jamaica, Marcus Garvey is discussed by contemporaries, historians, family and friends. The film traces his early successes in organizing West Indian contract labor, to the phenomenal rise of his Universal Negro Improvement Association, which took America by storm in the 20s. Garvey was a victim of his own success – he threatened the establishment enough for the FBI to infiltrate the organization. After his imprisonment he returned to Jamaica, then went to London, where he died aged 53. A giant of Black politics and the key philosopher of Black pride, his story is told by activist Mariamne Samad, UNIA members Roy Carson and Ruth Prescott and commentators Vivian Durham, Beverly Hamilton, Prof Rupert Lewis, Prof David Garrow and Sam Clayton.

THIS EVENT IS NOT TO BE MISSED!!


AN EVENT FOR ALL THE FAMILY!!

This event will take place on TUESDAY 14TH AUGUST 2018 from 6pm to 9pm. 

Doors open at 6.00pm. Film starts at 6.30pm.

This event will be held at St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, Tottenham, London, N15 5PU. Approx 10 mins walk from Seven Sisters Station. On street parking. Buses 67, 259, 279 stop nearby.

Admission will be FREE. Donations would be appreciated. 

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY. 

Places for this event are limited so if you are interested in attending please secure your free ticket.

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