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Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey

This book is about Marcus Garvey
Explore the life of a pivotal figure in racial justice with "Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey." This compelling biography, first published in 2008, delves into the complex life of Marcus Garvey, a man who not only sparked the 'Back to Africa' movement but also inspired countless individuals through his vision of black nationalism. Author Colin Grant presents a nuanced portrait of Garvey, showcasing his rise from a self-educated activist to a powerful leader adorned in pageantry, and eventually to his poignant fall and exile. The book transcends a simple historical narrative, offering insights into the broader social movements of the 20th century and the contradictions that defined Garvey: a poetic soul with a flair for dramatic public displays and a fervent admirer of Lenin. Ideal for adult education settings, this biography encourages readers to reflect on the complexities of leadership and the enduring impact of Garvey's dream, making it a profound addition to any discussion on racial justice. Dive into this definitive exploration and consider the legacy of a man who dared to dream immensely in a divided world.
Published by Oxford University Press on March 17, 2008
544 pages
ISBN: 9780195367942
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