Afro History Today in Afro History ! Marcus Garvey, an Afro Jamaican born in St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica, arrives in America in 1916 ! written by Marc Alexander March 23, 2020 Marcus Garvey, National Hero of Jamaica, full-length, seated at desk (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Marcus Garvey Memorial Park, Harlem, New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: 20 Jamaican dollars from 2000. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The first Afro American Heavyweight Champion, Jack Johnson passes away in 1946. Activist, Marcus Garvey passes away in 1940.Today in Afro History ! The Morant Bay Rebellion led by Paul Bogle, begins in 1865 !Today in Afro History ! The Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1934 !Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 !Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895. Today in Afro History ! Marcus Garvey, an Afro Jamaican born in St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica, arrives in America in 1916 ! was last modified: February 28th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kyrie Irving ! Singer, Chaka Khan ! NBA player, Moses Malone ! NFL player, Brandon Marshall ! NFL player, Maurice Jones-Drew ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Civil Rights activist, Dorothy Height ! TV Personality, Star Jones ! NBA player, Chris Bosh ! You may also like Set the Stage to showcase local talent... May 15, 2018 Music Review: Jah Cure – 'Lion in... May 24, 2018 Pats’ Brady sees retirement getting closer June 17, 2018 Astros Top Mets With 3-Run Homer, Sweep... September 3, 2017 Patti LaBelle: 5 Things On The Iconic... May 21, 2018 Customs urges closing of ranks to topple... July 29, 2018 A Timeline of Sexual-Assault Allegations Against R.Kelly April 30, 2018 Victims of fatal duck boat accident identified July 21, 2018 Taste of Chicago hits Grant Park July 12, 2018 First Ever Central Park Statue To Honor... July 20, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.