Will President Obama Pardon Civil Rights Icon Marcus Garvey?

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Thanks to all those who shared this item via Facebook. “Will President Obama Pardon Civil Rights Icon Marcus Garvey?” is an excellent NBC News clip (12 January 2017; 3:26 minutes) featuring Dr. Julius Garvey and his views on his father’s possible pardon by President Obama. Many have rallied for this cause, a posthumous pardon for civil rights leader Marcus Garvey.

Description: Dr. Julius Garvey says it’s important for President Barack Obama to clear his father’s name from the mail fraud conviction that caused the civil right icon Marcus Garvey to be deported from the United States to his native Jamaica. What would a posthumous pardon would signify for America?

For clip and accompanying post, go to http://www.nbcnews.com/video/will-president-obama-pardon-civil-rights-icon-marcus-garvey-853133379915

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