THE EDITOR, Sir:
I read with great interest your article in The Sunday Gleaner, 'Exoneration - Jamaica's jubilee gift to Garvey', and noted your astute analysis of the facts surrounding Marcus Garvey's wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
On behalf of the Marcus Garvey Celebrations Committee and the Institute for
Although Marcus Garvey does not need to be exonerated in our
Garvey's exoneration, we believe, will accomplish three things:
1. In the name of justice, clear the name of a man who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.
2. Honour the legacy of the hero in the struggle for human rights and black identity.
3. Draw attention to the work of Marcus Garvey, especially his ideas about personal responsibility and success.