Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 12:00am
VIRTUAL & IN-STORE
Looking forward to Black History Month 2022, we are dedicated to gathering 100,000 signatures to request an official response from the White House and President Biden for a posthumous exoneration of the Rt. Honorable Marcus Garvey for his unjust persecution and imprisonment by the U.S. government in 1923.
Signatures must be collected within a 30-day period (02/01/22 – 03/02/22). Please sign and share the petition!
Signing the Petition is Easy:
1. Visit https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/.
2. Under MESSAGE TYPE select “Contact the President.”
3. Enter your contact information.
4. Under WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY? type, “Exonerate Marcus Garvey.”
5. Hit the Send button
Justice4Garvey campaign partners with members of the Black Book Ecosystem to petition a presidential pardon for Marcus Garvey
Black booksellers, publishers, and distributors throughout the U.S. have partnered with the Justice4Garvey campaign to petition President Joe Biden to grant a posthumous pardon to civil rights leader Marcus Garvey. The goal of the campaign is to gather the required 100,000 signatures necessary to elicit a response from the President. The signatures must be collected within a stipulated 30-day period, from February 1, 2022 to March 2, 2022.
On Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at 6:00 PM (EST), a special virtual town hall for the public is scheduled and will include presentations from Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the Hon. Marcus Garvey, and several other leaders to inform and encourage the community-at-large to sign the global petition. Register to participate.