Marcus Garvey and African Unity

  title={Marcus Garvey and African Unity},
  author={M. Christian},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={316 - 331}
This article primarily considers African unity via the insights and struggle of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and African Communities League (ACL) in the 1920s. Garvey provided a blueprint in relation to the psychological welfare of peoples of African descent globally. The UNIA had chapters in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas, espousing the ideology of psychological betterment that would lead to “Africa for the Africans at home and abroad… Expand