Sunday, January 20, 2013

PETITION: Urge Congress to Exonerate Civil Rights Leader Marcus Garvey

To: Frederica Wilson, Congressional Representative and the Congress of the United States of America

On January 10, 2007, Representative Charles Rangel introduced H. Con. Res. 24 to the 110th Congress: "Expressing the sense of the Congress that the President should grant a pardon to Marcus Mosiah Garvey to clear his name and affirm his innocence of crimes for which he was unjustly prosecuted...
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, a leader in the human rights movement for people of African descent, was unjustly convicted for crimes he did not commit. Congress should correct this historic injustice and exonerate Marcus Garvey.

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