By Eleanor Wint
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the famous International philosopher and influencer is presented in easy to understand language by Eleanor Wint and Annu Stewart in their book “Marcus Teaches Us.”
The name Marcus Mosiah Garvey is familiar to many persons. Today, Eleanor Wint and Annu Yah Kadhi Stewart introduce a book “Marcus Teaches Us”, written for children 6-9 years of age. It uses simplified language to record the teachings of Marcus Garvey, the greatest black philosopher of the 20th Century. Marcus Garvey wanted to unite all Black people under the eyes of God. Born in Jamaica he spread his powerful message of One God, One Aim, One Destiny to people everywhere.
The book is beautifully illustrated with many activities and downloads which all help to remind children of other great Black heroes, heroines and influencers. It is available from Amazon as a paperback and ebook. We encourage families to get a hold of the paperback as ownership encourages self worth and self identification with the content, on the part of the child.
This is a book which introduces and explains Garvey’s philosophy to children. It tells us how Garvey went from being the son of a printer in the countryside of Jamaica to becoming one of the most influential black leaders in the world. This children’s book of Marcus Garvey shows us
· How in 17 short years the UNIA was 6 million people strong and influencing the civil rights movement of the USA and Independence struggles of Africa
· That kids must have pride in themselves together with respect and love for others
· That Black people must become self-reliant entrepreneurs and economic leaders
Dr. Eleanor Wint is a retired professor of Social Work and recognized for her experience and contribution to development in Africa and the Caribbean. From her work over the years, she recognises how much Marcus Garvey’s teachings help with the development of positive self-esteem for all children. In this 3rd edition of the book Marcus Teaches Us, she teams up with 9 year old Jamaican, Annu Yah Kadhi Stewart, who is an avid reader of Marcus Garvey. He even has his own You Tube channel “Star Seed Annu Talks”, where he talks about how he sees this way of thinking should become a way of life.
Marcus Teaches Us (3): Simplified for kids 6-9 years old, now includes 2 special lessons from Marcus Garvey’s course on African Philosophy.
As Annu says, ” By studying his wise teachings, we can solve the problems we face today”. Written for kids, Marcus Teaches Us that “You too can impact Black History”.
Get your copy now at https://www.amazon.ca/Marcus-Teaches-Us-Simplified-years-ebook/dp/B09J35XBC8/
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Eleanor Wint (PhD.) is a retired professor of Social Work now residing in Ontario. She has travelled across the Caribbean, Africa, USA and Canada, working with children and families. Eleanor is the author author of two books on parenting and five books for children, with special emphasis on children’s self-confidence.