August 9, 2021

12th Annual Marcus Mosiah Garvey Lecture

Geoffrey Philp


On Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey will host the twelfth (12th) Annual Marcus Mosiah Garvey Lecture. This staging, therefore, will focus on the legacies of the UNIA women. Our guest lecturer, Natanya Duncan PhD., Director of Africana Studies and Research Institute, and Associate Professor of History at Queens College City, University of New York will present on the theme: “We Build Forever”: The Legacies of UNIA Women.

We will stream the event live on the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica /Jamaica Memory Bank’s (ACIJ/JMB) YouTube page from 10 am – 12 pm. To watch the event, please click on the following link

During the presentation, please send your questions to; questions will be read and answered during the Q&A session.


August 5, 2021

Marcus Garvey Rootz Extravaganza (2021)

Geoffrey Philp

The 2021 Marcus Garvey Rootz Extravaganza will be streaming live from the Courthouse Tower offices of the Consulate-General of Jamaica in downtown Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The anniversary program will include guest performances by veteran soloist and Third World Band lead vocalist A.J. Brown, the versatile 2-of-a-Kind harmony duo, and rising female vocalist Nicky Blaze. Also scheduled to appear is the Drumming Fingers Children’s Dance Troupe, a crowd favorite from previous Garvey Extravaganzas

The upcoming Marcus Garvey birthday anniversary event will commemorate the 134th anniversary of Garvey’s birth and is being hosted by the Rootz Foundation Inc. in association with the Jamaican Consulate General – Miami.

The livestream by Irie Times will be broadcast on 

The program will also feature the petition to clear Marcus Garvey's name:

For More Information contact the Rootz Foundation at:
Tel 754-264-2205/Email

Or the Consulate General of Jamaica - Miami at: Tel. 305-374-8431/Email