Before he leaves office, Obama should pardon the activist who inspired King, Malcolm X and Mandela — Quartz

Martin Luther King called Marcus Garvey the first man “to give millions of Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny.” His philosophy of black self-determination influenced black leaders from Nelson Mandela to Jomo Kenyatta to Malcolm X. At a time when lynchings still occurred, Garvey was a firebrand who turned soapbox speeches on a Harlem…

via Before he leaves office, Obama should pardon the activist who inspired King, Malcolm X and Mandela — Quartz

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