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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6. James VanDerZee, “UNIA African Legion,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 7. James VanDerZee, “UNIA Women's Brigade,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 263–280.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Figure 6. James VanDerZee, “UNIA African Legion,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee ...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in the former location of the Universal Negro Improvement Association’s (UNIA) Liberty Hall. It was in that Liberty Hall that the Mount Sinai Church of Banes, led by a woman descendant of immigrants from the British Caribbean, held its fi rst meetings in the 1940s. In Jobabo...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2017
... years ago (memorably, volume 1 was published in 1983), the edition encompasses two earlier series: the seven volumes of the American series, tracing the evolution of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in North America, and the three volumes of the African series, covering the expansion...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... his early struggle to establish the UNIA, Garvey writes in his “chapter of autobiography”: “I succeeded to a great extent in establishing the association in Jamaica with the assistance of a Catholic Bishop, the Governor, Sir John Pringle, the Rev. William Graham, a Scottish clergyman, and several...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (UNIA) and Garvey’s consciousness-raising rhetoric of African pride and black self-sufficiency (123). The UNIA was indeed a huge movement at its apex, with members across the globe, but its first meeting in the summer of 1914 had been hosted by Garvey and Amy Ashwood Garvey (then Amy Ashwood...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Island Informer and the Weekly Review . Eventually, he joined the editorial staff at the Negro World . In Literary Garveyism , Tony Martin describes Walrond as “the worst offender,” referring to those who opportunistically used Garvey and the UNIA to ensure gainful employment for themselves, whether...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... founded the People s Political Party. St. William Grant, an in uential labor leader and a longtime supporter of Garvey s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), was particularly instrumental in piquing Huie s interest in Garvey s philosophies through his public orations in the park. Grant, who...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
... parallels with the rise of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) around Marcus Garvey in the 1920s. Both groups adhered to bourgeois ideals...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 187–196.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., the UNIA was already troubling British and American authorities. The organization formed part of the post–World War I global upsurge of colonized peoples and national minorities making persistent claims for autonomy and rights. Naval intelligence, the US State Department, the Foreign Office, and the newly...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 15–44.
Published: 01 June 2008
...—as that they were so well received by the UNIA audiences at the local level. 51. “The end of the trial of this man who has been declared by a number of American citizens to be an unblushing impostor must be of great interest in this island, from the fact that Garvey is a Jamaican...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 90–102.
Published: 01 November 2012
... shares a familiar name with Beloved’s exorcist, becomes “a vessel, a horse” (46) for the spirits of two clandestine female organizers for Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). The spirits tell Ella stories that she was unable to derive from her interviews with one of them...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 53–64.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the different small islands.” 21 A husband and wife from St. James even encountered Marcus Garvey in Cuba. “We used to keep service at the UNIA [Universal Negro Improvement Association],” they told the interviewer, “and [Garvey] tell us a lot of things. . . . [He] let we know that we are all Africans...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the riots that ensued. He is now a renowned professor of history at UCLA, authority on Marcus Garvey and the UNIA, and the literary executor of the C. L. R. James estate; Tim Hector returned to Antigua where he became a leading fi gure in the Antiguan labor movement. Today he is a senator...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 47–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) papers. From its first volume in 1983 to its most recent in 2016, volume 13, on the Caribbean diaspora from 1921 to 1922, this project of overwhelming scope represents the finest attempt to chronicle the most influential mass movement...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in Trinidad, and even the local Port of Spain branch of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) had to distance itself from his views. Its president, E. M. Mitchell, thought Garvey had made an “unjustified, a serious blunder . . . due to misinformation and ignorance of local...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 167–177.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., who would soon be catapulted onto the world stage as the race leader demanding “Africa for the Africans,” committed his fledgling organization, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, to an altogether different task—defending the British Empire. At a September 1914 UNIA meeting in Kingston...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Ashwood, who was on the newspaper’s editorial board and who had had a major role in founding the UNIA’s Negro World, Jones was able to give the newspaper its Pan-Africanist orientation. Of course the specifics of black women’s location in society and the fact that, as people...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., described the members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) as “undesirable aliens whose presence in this country is a dangerous intrusion.” They should, it continued, “be deported to the islands whence they came, the same as any other group of anarchist.” With its repeated...