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 →

The Radicalization Of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →

Man Of Harlem Style on Lenox Avenue, New York, 1918

A great photograph of a man walking on Lenox Avenue (we’re not sure of cross street) in Harlem, NY 1918. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Joel Augustus Rogers, Author, Journalist, Historian And Harlemite, 1880/3 – 1966

Joel Augustus Rogers, September 6, 1880/3 – March 26, 1966, the Harlem-based Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora. Become an Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cyril Briggs, Founder And Editor Of The Crusader, 1888 – 1966

Cyril Valentine Briggs, May 28, 1888, Nevis – October 18, 1966, Los Angeles, California, was an African-Caribbean American writer and communist political activist in Harlem, NY. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Richard B. Moore, The Caribbean Militant Of Harlem 1893–1978

Richard Benjamin Moore, 1893–1978, was an African-Caribbean civil rights activist and prominent communist. He was also one of the advocates of the term African American as opposed to Negro. Become Continue Reading →