“Hubert Harrison: The Struggle For Equality, 1918-1927” And The Harrison Biography

By Jeffrey B. Perry

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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.” 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.)

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By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson

In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Brother, was found dead in a Mexican resort, along with his fiancé. 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 Episcopal Church, 52-60 W. 132nd Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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

hubert harrison in harlemBy 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. Continue Reading →


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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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Jeffrey B. Perry’s “The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America” Talk

Jeffrey B. PerryJoin a unique presentation on “The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America,” with author and historian Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry (above). Continue Reading →

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