Part I: Amy Jacques Garvey: Jamaican Roots, Education, and the Politics of Love

Amy Jacques–Garvey (1895 – 1973)  Most writers on Garveyism focus exclusively on Marcus, reducing Amy to the role of “helpmate.” Like many women with famous mates, Amy Jacques Garvey was an extraordinary woman whose accomplishments were subsumed by those of her husband. Marcus was cognizant of Amy’s invaluable talents and co-opted them for “his” work….