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Marcus Garvey

Brigadier General L. S. Blackden lectured to the group on the war effort

Apr, 1915
Jamaica

In April 1915, Brigadier General L. S. Blackden lectured to the group on the war effort; Garvey endorsed Blackden's calls for more Jamaicans to sign up to fight for the Empire on the Western Front. The group also sponsored musical and literary evenings as well as a February 1915 elocution contest, at which Garvey took first prize.


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