Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy by Garvey, Marcus

Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy

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In 1937, Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and one of the most controversial figures in the history of race relations, assembled his most trusted organizers to impart his life's lessons. For one month he instructed this elite student body -- at its peak the largest international mass movement of African peoples -- on topics ranging from universal knowledge and how to attain it to leadership, character, God, and the social system.
A crucial guide to the understanding of Garvey's philosophy and teachings, Message to the People features profound insights into the nascent days of the Civil Rights movement. This volume will prove an enlightening companion to students of African American and twentieth-century history.

Author: Marcus Garvey
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 09/16/2020
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Pages: 160
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780486842790

About the Author
Jamaican-born Marcus Garvey (1887-40) was a proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, which inspired the Nation of Islam and Rastafarianism. Committed to the belief that African Americans need to secure financial independence from white-dominated society, he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and the African Communities League.

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