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Marcus Garvey

Garvey initially signed up to fight but was ruled physically unfit to do so

Apr, 1917
U.S.

After the U.S. entered the First World War in April 1917, Garvey initially signed up to fight but was ruled physically unfit to do so. He later became an opponent of African-American involvement in the conflict, following Harrison in accusing it of being a "white man's war".


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