Puerto Limon, Costa Rica and The Black Star Enterprise of Marcus Garvey


The Black Star Line was the first business of the UNIA.  The employees, owners, investors and customers were all to be of the Black African diaspora.  For instance, Black Star would transport wine from Ethiopian grapes to Black merchants in the Americas.  The goal of Garvey and the UNIA was financial success for Africans.  Economically empowered Africans would level the playing field.

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