The hidden history of black nationalist women’s political activism

Amy Jacques Garvey with her husband, Marcus.

Amy Jacques Garvey with her husband, Marcus.

By Keisha N. Blain, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh. Amy Jacques Garvey with her husband, Marcus Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the historical contributions of black people in the United States. Too often, however, this history focuses on black men, sidelining black women and diminishing their contributions. This is true…

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