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The correct answer is Marcus Garvey.

Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) preached radical ideas for his time: black nationalism and racial pride. Born in Jamaica, Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the United States, urging people of African ancestry to be proud of their race, become economically independent, and even to build their own African nation. Despite criticism from some black leaders who disagreed with his ideas of racial separatism, Garvey's following grew to two million. But his fall from greatness was swift. Questionable business practices got him in trouble. He was jailed in 1925 and later deported to Jamaica. His ideology, however, persisted, and helped lay the groundwork for black nationalism, economic power, and black pride.


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