Marcus Garvey presiding at the 1922 UNIA convention

Bajan Garveyites

A number of Barbadians played important roles in the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and its conventions or were otherwise noteworthy in the international affairs of the movement. Barbadian-born Clifford Bourne served as a UNIA banker, high chancellor and treasurer and head of the Guatemalan UNIA. In February 1920, Bourne established the first UNIA branch …

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