"Comradeship of the More Advanced Races": Marcus Garvey and the Brotherhood Movement in Britain, 1913-14

  title={"Comradeship of the More Advanced Races": Marcus Garvey and the Brotherhood Movement in Britain, 1913-14},
  author={Robert A. Hill},
  journal={Small Axe},
  pages={50 - 70}
  • R. Hill
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Sociology
  • Small Axe
This essay argues that before Garveyism became an ideology in its own right in 1920, and before it began its political ascent in the United States in 1919, Marcus Garvey was exposed during his sojourn in Britain, in 1913-14, to one of the most important social movements of the Edwardian era: the Brotherhood movement. From his exposure to the movement's ideology and his participation in its organizational successes, Garvey obtained the template of the Universal Negro Improvement Association… Expand
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