Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind (2000)
Movie: Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind
- Director: Stanley Nelson
- Release Date: January 21, 2000
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- Genre: Documentary, Biography
Marcus Garvey emmigrated from Jamaica to New York City in 1914, bringing with him a message of black empowerment. After touring the United States with his message, his organization started publishing The Negro World, a newspaper. With millions of followers worldwide, Garvey decried racial prejudice in the U.S.A., and urged African-Americans to invest in shares of his organization\’s shipping company, The Black Star Line. Garvey also promoted the idea of millions of African-Americans moving to Africa to found their own nation.