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Garveyism in Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 13:12, last changed on 10/03/2019 - 12:08
Marcus M. Garvey (1887–1940) was president of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), an organization that offered hope to millions of African people in the United States and worldwide. In the early twentieth century, Garvey had large followings in...

Handy Chapel

Added by yongli on 10/24/2016 - 15:50, last changed on 01/11/2018 - 01:07
Built in 1892 in downtown Grand Junction , Handy Chapel (200 White Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501) is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church but is legally owned by the black citizens of the city. In more than 120 years of existence, the chapel has served the community primarily as a...
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