Push for Marcus Garvey Pardon Intensifies

Article by Jamaal Abdul-Alim in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, August 17, 2016

The longstanding effort to clear the name of Marcus Garvey — the pioneering Pan-Africanist credited with starting the largest black nationalist movement in history — got a jolt of new energy Wednesday as the iconic Black leader’s son, a law professor and a contingent of civil rights personages called on President Barack Obama to grant Garvey a posthumous pardon.

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