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A biography of the black chief who all started a "Back-to-Africa" move within the usa, believing blacks may by no means obtain justice in nations with a white majority.

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Proud Ships Sailing in Circles The Yarmouth’s second voyage was no better than the first. Cockbourne dumped half the ship’s cargo of whiskey overboard, supposedly to lighten the ship after it started to list. A fleet of boats was waiting by the ship to salvage the jettisoned cargo, so the captain’s actions seemed suspicious. The ship spent its second voyage ferrying between ports in the Caribbean, losing money on each trip. Many stops were made merely to promote Black Star Line stock. On the Yarmouth’s return to the United States, Cockbourne ran the ship aground in Boston, and Garvey fired him.

One tool for helping blacks start their own businesses was the Negro Factories Corporation, which was established by the UNIA in 1919. ” Stock in the corporation sold for $1 a share, and Garvey preached to the masses that by investing in the UNIA firm, blacks would be creating jobs for themselves and their children. While never growing to the extent envisioned by the Negro World, the Negro Factories Corporation did start and operate many businesses in Harlem. These included a chain of grocery stores, laundries, restaurants, clothing stores, a doll factory, and a small publishing house.

He saw that his powerful, eloquent speaking style was having a strong effect on his listeners. Encouraged, he helped a group of supporters form a New York chapter of his Jamaican organization. OFF AND RUNNING IN AMERICA The new UNIA branch was run by a board of elected officials, with Garvey serving in an advisory role. He remained president of the Jamaican UNIA, with which he corresponded by mail. He still intended on returning home and renewing his efforts to start a Jamaican Tuskegee Institute.

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