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 →

Hubert Harrison: Growing Appreciation For This Giant Of Black History December 17 Marks the 89th Anniversary Of His Death

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. Like this article? Get Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez And Others Hold Co-Naming Ceremony Honoring Carlos Cooks And More

Today, May 7th, 2021, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by elected leaders, and community residents to host a co-naming ceremony to honor the life and legacy of Black Nationalist 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. Like this Continue Reading →

James Herman Robinson, Harlem Visionary, Clergyman And Humanitarian 1907 – 1972

James Herman Robinson, January 24, 1907 – November 6, 1972, was an American clergyman and humanitarian, best known as the founder of Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), and a number of organizations Continue Reading →

Marcus Garvey In His Harlem Office, 1914

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism Continue Reading →