Jamaican National Hero, Black Nationalist, Pan-Africanist, founder of Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), as well as a major influence and inspiration to many of our African, African-American and Caribbean leaders and intellectuals, Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was born on this date in 1887.

Click on his image above to go to his official website to know more about this exceptional man, who was also known as “Black Moses”.

Also check out this classic tune by Burning Spear below: