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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Harlem Renaissance

Article "Negro Ship Line Head Charged with Fraud" from the New York Evening Journal, Jan. 13, 1922

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Marcus Garvey rarely received positive press coverage outside UNIA publications. This article from the New York Evening Journal details his arrest on fraud charges. J. Edgar Hoover believed that Marcus Garvey was a threat to the United States and actively pursued him until Garvey's deportation.

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