Harlem’s Hubert H. Harrison’s Historical Papers Now Online At Columbia University

The papers of one of Harlem’s brilliant, influential writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist Hubert H. Harrison during the early decades of the 20th century is now available online at Continue Reading →

New Expanded Edition Of “When Africa Awakes,” By Harlem’s Hubert H. Harrison

Virgin Islands-born, Harlem-based, Hubert H. Harrison‘s “When Africa Awakes: The “Inside Story” of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World” is a collection of over Continue Reading →

100th Anniversary Of Harlem’s Hubert Harrison’s Founding Of The “New Negro Movement”

By Jeffrey B. Perry One hundred years ago, on June 12, 1917, Hubert Harrison founded the Liberty League of Negro-Americans at a rally attended by thousands at Bethel African Methodist Continue Reading →

Hubert Harrison, “The Father Of Harlem Radicalism”

Hubert Henry Harrison, April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927, was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York.

Hubert Harrison Urges Self-Defense In Harlem, July 4, 1917

By Jeffrey B. Perry On July 4, 1917, The Voice: A Newspaper for the New Negro—the first newspaper of the “New Negro Movement,” edited by Hubert H. Harrison—made its debut at Continue Reading →