Monthly Archives: August 2009

Episode 30: Garvey and the African Diaspora

Garvey_UNIA_papers_coverProf. Robert A. Hill (History, UCLA) on his life’s work as editor of The Marcus Garvey and UNIA Papers, a magisterial multi-volume series published by the University of California Press since 1983. Hill discusses the origins of his interest in Garvey and the “Africa for the Africans” movement — the largest organized mass movement in black history.  He sheds light on important editorial issues in the Garvey Papers project and reflects on Garvey’s legacy today.