Amy Ashwood Garvey (10 January 1897 — 11 May 1969) was a Jamaican Pan-Africanist activist and the first wife of Marcus Garvey.
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... Garvey was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, she spent some years living in Panama ... High School in Trelawney, where she met Marcus Garvey, with whom she founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in 1914. 1918, she moved to the United States, where she worked as Garvey's aide and as Secretary of the UNIA's New York branch ...
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“Day by day we hear the cry of AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS. This cry has become a positive, determined one. It is a cry that is raised simultaneously the world over because of the universal oppression that affects the Negro.”
—Marcus Garvey (18871940)