Geoffrey Philp wants to

Urge President Obama to exonerate Marcus Garvey

Exoneration is first step in the campaign to promote values to which Garvey dedicated his life.

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    The Coalition for the Exoneration of Marcus Garvey seeks to correct the historic injustice against…Read More

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Geoffrey Philp
Geoffrey Philp Campaign leader

Great article from Atlanta Black Star: 'Marcus Garvey; Life and Lessons.'

5 New Year’s Resolutions Marcus Garvey Would Want Every Black Person to Make - Page 2 of 4 - Atlanta Black Star

Atlanta Black Star
2. Never Stop Reading Garvey identified a straight forward path to learning  by advising: “One must never stop reading. Read everything that you can that is of standard knowledge. Don’t waste time reading trashy literature.” He further explained why reading was the best way to learn: “The idea is that personal experience is not enough for a…Read More
Geoffrey Philp
Geoffrey Philp Campaign leader

1923. Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the charismatic founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), was unjustly convicted of mail…Read More

Righting Historical Wrongs Through Clemency

Nkechi Taifa, Special to The Informer 2/28/2014 From the kangaroo courts and lynching laws of yesterday to the still lingering crack vs. powder-cocaine disparity today, miscarriages of justice have been an ever-present feature of the U.S. criminal punishment system. However, there has always been the power to correct mistakes through…Read More
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