Dates: 1887-1940
Born in: Jamaica
Major Events

1918: came to Harlem to expand the organization of the Universal Negro Improvement and Conservation Association

Promoted idea of a united front of people from African and of African descent

Attacked by J. Edgar Hoover and other anti-immigrant leaders; deported 1927

Major Publications
Links to Texts:
Principles of the U.N.I.A.
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