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Universal Negro Improvement and Conservation Association and African Communities League

Organization founded by Marcus Mosiah Garvey. 'Conservation' was later removed from the name becoming the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. Also known as the UNIA-ACL or simply the UNIA. The red, black and green flag originated with the UNIA at its convention in Madison Square Garden on August 13, 1920. The flag has been adopted by black nationalists as the Black Liberation Flag.



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