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Playing tracks by
Fred Locks, Johnny Clarke, Garnet Silk, The Mighty Diamonds, Burning Spear and more.
Marcus Garvey Day Musical Tribute Messiah to the world. www.caribbeanradioshow.com pay trubite to the honorable Marcus Messiah Garvey . He is a Jamaica national hero . On 17th August, 1887, the messiah Marcus Garvey was born in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica. He became an active trade unionist and in 1907 was elected vice president of compositors' branch of the printers' union. He helped lead a printer's strike (1908-09) and after it collapsed the union disintegrated. In 1911 Garvey moved to England and briefly studied at Birbeck College where he met other blacks who were involved in the struggle to obtain independence from the British Empire. Inspired by what he heard he returned to Jamaica and established the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and published the pamphlet, The Negro Race and Its Problems.. here http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAgarvey.htm Listen online to caribbeanradio show station the number #1 web radio station for information and reggae roots music