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Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Marcus Garvey’s Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World

Streamed August 1, 2020 — This virtual production honoring the Life and Legacy of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey on the 100th Anniversary of the First Convention of the Colored Peoples of the World in New York’s Madison Square Garden, August, 1920 Brought to you by The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21) and the Pan-African Unity Dialogue (PAUD).

Participants Include

Dr. Julius Garvey
Son of Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Nana Akufo-Addo
President of Ghana

H.E. Hage G. Geingob
President of the Republic of Namibia

H.E. Dr. Sam Nujoma
Founding President of the Republic of Namibia

Mayor Ras Baraka
Newark, New Jersey

Hon. P. J. Patterson
Former Prime Minister of Jamaica

Hon. David Commissiong
Barbados’s Ambassador to CARICOM

Prof. Rupert Lewis
University of the West Indies (UWI)

Prof. Carolyn Cooper
University of the West Indies (UWI)

Dr. Shani Roper
University of the West Indies (UWI)

Steven Golding
President of the UNIA Jamaica

Yvette Modestin
IBW21 & NAARC Member, Founder/Executive Director, Encuentro Diaspora

Dr. Ron Daniels
President of IBW21, Convener of NAARC and PAUD

Paradise Gray
X-CLAN, Founder, The Black Watch Movement

Don Rojas
Director of Communications & International Relations (IBW21)


IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.