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

41LtFp7lPUL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_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 Movement. Continue Reading →

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

man of Harlems tyle in 1918

A great photograph of a man walking on Lenox Avenue (we’re not sure of cross street) in Harlem, NY 1918. Continue Reading →

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

hubert harrison in harlemBy 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 Avenues in Harlem.

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