Today we were joined by Mwariama Kamau to commemorate the 1ooth anniversary of Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.).
The Honorable International Organizer,
Mwariama Dhoruba Kamau
The Honorable Mwariama D Kamau was born and raised in the Banneker City Metropolitan Area (Washington, DC) and first introduced to the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League in 1997. By 2000, he was elected 2nd Vice President of Division #330 of the UNIA-ACL Rehabilitating Committee, appointed webmaster of the Association’s website and by 2001 Co-Founded the Marcus and Amy Garvey Work-Study Group. He served as Delegate to the 2004 International Convention of the Association and was assigned to the Elder Commemoration Committee, after which he actively began researching the lost and forgotten history of the UNIA after Marcus Garvey’s 1940 elevation.
In 2005, Mr. Kamau was elected President of the Washington Division, Co-Founded the Henrietta Vinton Davis Foundation and Co-Founded the Universal Marcus Garvey Day Tribute and Celebration. He also joined the Executive Board of the Amy Garvey Institute as Deputy Chancellor of Research. By spring 2006 he became Special Delegate to the Parent Body in laying claim to the Isaiah Morter Estate in Belize and by August earned the title International Organizer of the UNIA.
He currently serves as the UNIA’s Official Historian and retains the title International Organizer. He also serves as the Local Organizer of the Washington Division #183. Additionally, he’s a proud member of the Marcus Garvey Institute in Chicago, IL and Marcus Garvey Society in Raleigh, NC.
Mr. Kamau currently resides in Oxon Hill, MD and is a proud husband and father of three wonderful children.