Marcus Garvey Speech Harlem, New York 1921 (Audio)

May 19, 2016

Marcus_Garvey_1924-08-05This is the explanation of the Objects Of The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), in a studio recording made by African-American leader Marcus Garvey at Liberty Hall in Harlem, New York in July 1921.

It was adapted from his longer speech A Membership Appeal from Marcus Garvey to the Negro Citizens of New York. It is one of two recordings of him speaking, the other being Hon. Marcus Garvey on his return to the USA, which is on the opposite side of the 78 rpm record as Explanation of the Objects of the Universal Negro Improvement Association.

Related: Purchase Marcus Garvey Life and Lessons: A Centennial Companion to the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers.

Here’s the recording of A Membership Appeal from Marcus Garvey to the Negro Citizens of New York made in Harlem.


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