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Hubert Harrison Life, Legacy & Some Writings

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“Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism”
Presentation by Jeffrey B. Perry
Dudley Public Library, Roxbury, Massachusetts,
February 15, 2014
Over 11,000 views





Hubert Harrison the “Father Harlem Radicalism” and Founder of the “New Negro Movement”

Presentation by Jeffrey B. Perry

at Estate Whim, St. Croix, July 19, 2016.

 

In the accompanying photo are some major items that I have authored or edited. They include:

 

Jeffrey Babcock Perry, "Hubert Henry Harrison: The Father of Harlem Radicalism: The Early Years—1883--Through the Founding of The Liberty League and 'The Voice" in 1917," Columbia University Ph. D Dissertation (1986), 834 pp., reprinted by UPI Dissertation Services 1999.

 

"A Hubert Harrison Reader," edited with Introductions and Notes by Jeffrey B. Perry, (Wesleyan University Press, 2001), 503 pp.

 

Jeffrey B. Perry, "Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918" (Columbia University Press, 2008), 623 pp.

 

Theodore W. Allen, "The Invention of the White Race," Vol. 1 "Racial Oppression and Social Control," Edited with a New Introduction, Appendices, and Notes by Jeffrey B. Perry, (1994; Verso Books, 2012), 371 pp.

 

Theodore W. Allen, "The Invention of the White Race," Vol. 2 "The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America," Edited with a New Introduction, Appendices, and Notes by Jeffrey B. Perry, (1994; Verso Books, 2012), 371 pp.

 

Hubert Harrison, "When Africa Awakes: The 'Inside Story' of the Stirrings and Strivings of The New Negro in the Western World" (1920), reprinted with New Introductions and Notes by Jeffrey B. Perry (Diasporic Africa Press, 2015), 272 pp.

 

Jeffrey B. Perry, "Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927" (Columbia University Press, 2020), 1000 pp.

 

Note: The first volume was completed when I was the elected-head of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union at the 4,000 worker Bulk Mail Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, and involved, with others, in important labor organizing focusing on the centrality of struggle against white supremacy to efforts at progressive social change.

Photos from Presentation on Hubert Harrison by Jeffrey B. Perry hosted by the St. Croix Landmarks Society at Estate Whim, St. Croix. July 19, 2016. Contact persons Sonia Jacobs Dow and Naeemah Legair. To view Facebook Album CLICK HERE


"An Introduction to Hubert Harrison."
Presentation by Jeffrey B. Perry.
July 26, 2014





Hubert Harrison, “The Voice of Harlem Radicalism”
Presentation for the St. Croix Landmarks Society
“Coming Home to St. Croix”
Estate Whim, St. Croix, July 19, 2016
CLICK HERE

Additional Harrison Writings




This video of a slide presentation/talk on Hubert Harrison discusses Harrison’s activities in the years 1911-1918. Topics such as the Socialist Party, the IWW, the Paterson Strike, the Modern School, the “New Negro Movement,” the Liberty League, The Voice, East St. Louis, the Liberty Congress, class radicalism, race radicalism, internationalism, World War I, W. E. B. Du Bois, the NAACP, Joel E. Spingarn, William Monroe Trotter, A. Philip Randolph, Chandler Owen, Marcus Garvey, early Black theater, soapbox oratory, federal anti-lynching legislation, civil rights legislation, democracy in America, armed self-defense, “Make the World Safe for Democracy,” “Make the South Safe for Democracy,” “Close Ranks,” Military Intelligence, and “the touchstone” are discussed. The slide presentation/talk was number 3 of 5 in a series and was offered on July 26, 2014, at The Commons in Brooklyn.

Secular Sunday lecture by Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry
on "Hubert Harrison: Pioneer Black Activist in the Freethought Movement"
hosted by the Lehigh Valley Humanists, at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center,
Allentown, Pennsylvania, February 5, 2017.

Natty Mark Samuels, "The Hubert Harrison Club" (African School, 2014) -- CLICK HERE

Ernest Allen, Jr., discusses Hubert Harrison in "The New Negro Explorations in Identity and Social Consciousness, 1910-1922." in 1915: The Cultural Moment,AdeleHeller and Lois Rudnick, eds. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1991), 48-68 CLICK HERE

Ravi Malhotra, "The Legal Politics of Hubert H. Harrison: Excavating a Lost Legacy," in "Columbia Journal of Race and Law," Vol. 1, No. 3, 2012. To read the article CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE.

VIDEOS

"Hubert Harrison, Theodore W. Allen, and the Centrality of the Struggle Against White Supremacy," by Jeffrey B. Perry, Slide Presentation/Talk at The Commons, Brooklyn NY, July 26, 2014

“Hubert Harrison, St. Croix, Early Years in New York, and Black Working Class Intellectual Circles (1883-1910)," by Jeffrey B. Perry, Slide Presentation/Talk at The Commons, Brooklyn NY, August 2, 2014

“Hubert Harrison, the Socialist Party, the Founding of the 'New Negro Movement,' and the Liberty Congress (1911-1918) by Jeffrey B. Perry, Slide Presentation/Talk at The Commons, Brooklyn NY, August 9, 2014

Jeffrey B. Perry discusses "Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918" with host Laura Flanders on GRIT-TV, July 1, 2009. To watch a segment of the show CLICK HERE

Jeffrey B. Perry
on Hubert Harrison, Theodore W. Allen
and the "white race" as a ruling class social control formation.
Interview conducted by Ingemar Smith at Morehouse College, March 4, 2010.




As he was leaving the Socialist Party Hubert Harrison offered what is arguably the most profound, but least heeded, criticism in U.S. left history

 


A Hubert Harrison Reader
Editor Jeffrey B. Perry interviewed by host Stella Winston for "Straight Up!"
Brooklyn Community Access Television
June 14, 2002.
Part 1


 


A Hubert Harrison Reader
Editor Jeffrey B. Perry interviewed by host Stella Winston for "Straight Up!"
Brooklyn Community Access Television
June 14, 2002.
Part 2


 





Jeffrey B. Perry discusses St.Croix-born Hubert Harrison
the "Father of Harlem Radicalism
on "It's Your Perspective" Talk Show
with Hosts David Christian and Campbell Ras Soup Carter
Christiansted, St. Croix, July 19, 2016.



Jeffrey B. Perry discusses the influence of St. Croix’s rich history of “Direct Action” on Hubert Harrison
Interview with Stella Winston for “Straight Up!”
Brooklyn Community Access Television
June 14, 2002




Hubert Harrison and the Militant New Negro Movement

Host Allen Ruff interview with guest Jeffrey B. Perry on A Public Affair, WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin, July 10, 2014. . They discussed the life and work of Hubert Harrison (“The Father of Harlem Radicalism"), the work of Theodore W. Allen (author of “The Invention of the White Race”), and the centrality of the struggle against white supremacy. Listen HERE

AUDIO

Jeffrey B. Perry discusses Hubert Harrison with hosts Eddie Goldman and Bob Carson on February 9, 2009. To listen CLICK HERE



Hubert Harrison -- Jeffrey B. Perry Ph.D., writer of “Hubert Harrison, The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918”, joins Mary Roebuck and Doug Canton in a preview of his scheduled presentation on Harrison, who is from St. Croix, at the St. Croix Landmarks Society’s “Come Home to St. Croix” on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 @ 6:00 PM at the Estate Whim Museum! See also HERE