Jamaican-born black nationalist who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the 1920s to encourage self-help among blacks. Opposed to colonialism, Garvey advocated black separatism and nationalism. The Black Star shipping line, which facilitated emigration of American blacks to Africa, was among his projects. He was eventually jailed for mail fraud and deported to Jamaica by the U.S. government, which feared his influence in the black community. (See also W. E. B. DuBois.)
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Available at Neiman Marcus Rialto Jeans, $245 These jeans are truly wearable art.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Angelina Jolie in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Dre mulled over how to talk to Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) about sex, Pops appeared while his son was stretching.
And as The New York Times reported in May, Marcus Theatres, a chain of movie theaters, has been testing the Spire in Wisconsin.
Put simply, a scientific consensus has yet to emerge, and Marcus ignored the ongoing debate.
Marcus is citing a 2012 study from Duke University researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Picture frames, nicely moulded in brass, were made here in 1825, by a modeller named Maurice Garvey.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Marcus and Farringdon's pure badger, two shillings—gilt-edged badger half-a-crown.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Marcus Aurelius was a very useful spring to the vast machine of the Roman Empire.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
Of the daughters, Terentia Minor married Marcus and became the mother of two children.
The confusion in this direction is well illustrated by the name of the famous Marcus Junius Brutus.