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Brecht Forum Lecture Series -- The Continuous Study of Race and Class in America, Tuesday May 31st, 7:30- 9:30 PM -- “White Supremacy and Bloomberg Autocracy on the NYC Public Schools,” 451 West Street, NYC

May 30, 2011

Tags: Brecht Forum Lecture Series, The Continuous Study of Race and Class in America, White Supremacy and Bloomberg Autocracy on the NYC Public Schools, Jitu Weusi, Mark Torres, Ernestine Augustus, Sam Anderson, Sean Ahern; Muriel Tillinghast

Brecht Forum Lecture Series -- The Continuous Study of Race and Class in America, Tuesday May 31st, 7:30- 9:30 PM -- “White Supremacy and Bloomberg Autocracy on the NYC Public Schools” Panelists -- Jitu Weusi, Mark Torres, Ernestine Augustus, Sam Anderson, Sean Ahern; Muriel Tillinghast, Chair Part of the Course “Hubert Harrison, Theodore W. Allen, and the Continuing Centrality of the Struggle Against White Supremacy” -- Lecturer: Jeffrey B. Perry, biographer, historian. Topics: > From community control to mayoral dictatorship > School closings and charter takeovers in Black and Latino communities. > How students of color have fared under mayoral control >The disappearing of Black and Latino educators in NYC 2002-present.
Each panelist will give a 10 minute presentation. Open discussion to follow. Please join us.
Brecht Forum, 451 West Street between Bank & Bethune Streets (near the West Side Drive), NYC 10014, (212) 242-4201.
Public transportation: C,A or E to 14th Street and 8Th Avenue; #1,2,or 3 to 14th and 7th Ave (exit at 12th street end of platform); 14A Bus to Abington Square (last stop).

Personal Statement for History News Network

May 15, 2011

Tags: Independent Historians, Hubert Harrison, Hubert H. Harrison, Theodore W. Allen, History News Network

Personal Statement by Jeffrey B. Perry for "History News Network"-- brief comments mention Independent Historians, Hubert Harrison, and Theodore W. Allen. See http://hnn.us/node/139221 or CLICK HERE

Vote to Co-Name 134th St.
(btwn. Lenox Avenue/Malcolm X Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd.)
as Hubert Harrison Place
-- It's Been A Long Time Coming!

May 11, 2011

Tags: Hubert Harrison Place

Board Members Vote Unanimously
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.
Hubert Harrison, “The Father of Harlem Radicalism,” pioneering soapbox orator, founder of the Liberty League (1917), and editor of "The Voice: A Newspaper for the New Negro" (1917-1918), the "New Negro" (1919), and the "Negro World" (1920), lived on that block and often spoke at 134h and Lenox, which was known as “Liberty’s Corner.”


Hubert Harrison:
The Voice of
Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918

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