Marcus Garvey’s son to present National Hero medal to Liberty Hall in Jamaica

Marcus Garvey’s son to present National Hero medal to Liberty Hall in Jamaica

The youngest son of Jamaican National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Julius W Garvey, is set to present his father’s National Hero medal and other memorabilia to Liberty Hall in downtown Kingston, Jamaica.

Scheduled for Thursday, 2 p.m. the event will include live entertainment of Nyabinghi drumming, is free of cost and open to the public. Jamaican-born, US-based director and Hollywood stuntman Roy T. Anderson will be on location filming for his documentary-film, Marcus Garvey: A Son’s Story.

Following on the heels of Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess, (Action 4 Reel Flimworks, 2015), Anderson’s award-winning film on Jamaica’s only national heroine, production has begun on Marcus Garvey: A Son’s Story, a 90-minute feature-length film chronicling the story of an unparalleled civil-rights leader.

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