Garveyites in Old West Baltimore
In the new #OldWestBaltimore book (Arcadia Publishing, release date November 9, 2020) a rare UNIA certificate from the Baltimore Chapter #72 belonging to a Marble Hill attorney and signed by a Trinity Baptist Church pastor is featured. There was also a #LibertyHall on #PennsylvaniaAvenue
#OTD-August 1, 1920 (One hundred years ago)
The Universal Negro Improvement Association's first international convention, which Garvey called the First International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World, opened in Liberty Hall, New York, on August 1, 1920.
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This Garveyite gentleman is reading Marcus Garvey's newspaper 📰 Negro World, which was published from 1917-1933.
The real photo postcard is part of a larger UNIA collection within the Nanny Jack & Co Archives
#UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association)
Courtesy of Nanny Jack & Co Archives