Jeffrey B. Perry December 17, 2021, marks the 94th anniversary of the appendicitis-related death in Bellevue Hospital of St. Croix-born, Harlem-based Hubert Harrison (1883-1927).
By Jeffrey Perry One hundred years ago St. Croix-born, Harlem-based, Hubert Harrison, 1883-1927, “the father of Harlem radicalism.”
By Jeffrey B. Perry The forthcoming, December 2020, Columbia University Press publication of “Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927,” follows “Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918.”
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 Episcopal Church, 52-60 W. 132nd Street in Harlem.
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.
By Jeffrey B. Perry Hubert Harrison (1883-1927), the “father of Harlem radicalism” and founder of the militant “New Negro Movement,” is a giant of our history.
This second Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions conference will explore the struggle for liberation of African descendant peoples as demonstrated through the instrumentalities of the philosophical and religious imaginations.
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 a rally at the Metropolitan Baptist Church at 120 W. 138th Street (we have the address at 151 W 128th Street), between Lenox and Seventh…
A great blurry old photo from Jeffrey Perry of Harlemite Hubert Harrison teaching a course on “World Problems of Race” in 1926 on 135th Street in Harlem.
Members of the Parks Recreation & Transportation Committee of Community Board 10, in Harlem voted unanimously on May 11, 2011, to Co-Name 134th St. between Lenox Avenue/Malcolm X Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Blvd. as Hubert Harrison Place.
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 Columbia Unversity in Harlem.
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 fifty articles that detail his pioneering theoretical, educational, and organizational role in the founding and development of the militant, World War I era “New Negro…
Hubert H. Harrison, “The Negro and the Nation” (Cosmo-Advocate Publishing Company, 2305 Seventh Avenue, New York, 1917).
Chandler Owen, April 5, 1889 – November 2, 1967, was a Harlem writer, editor, and early member of the Socialist Party of America.
Chandler Owen, 1889–1967, was an African-American writer, editor and early member of the Socialist Party of America in Harlem, NY.