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Hubert Harrison The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918

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ISBN-10: 023113911X

ISBN-13: 9780231139113

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeffrey B. Perry

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Hubert Harrison was an immensely skilled writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist who, more than any other political leader of his era, combined class consciousness and anti-white-supremacist race consciousness into a coherent political radicalism. Harrison's ideas profoundly influenced "New Negro" militants, including A. Philip Randolph and Marcus Garvey, and his synthesis of class and race issues is a key unifying link between the two great trends of the Black Liberation Movement: the labor- and civil-rights-based work of Martin Luther King Jr. and the race and nationalist platform associated with Malcolm X.The foremost Black organizer, agitator, and theoretician of the…    
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Book details

Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.25" long x 1.29" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Jeffrey B. Perry is an independent scholar and author of the first critical biography of Harrison.

List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgments
A Note on Usage
Introduction
Intellectual Growth and Development
Crucian Roots (1883-1900)
Self-Education, Early Writings, and the Lyceums (1900-1907)
In Full-Touch with the Life of My People (1907-1909)
Secular Thought, Radical Critiques, and Criticism of Booker T. Washington (1905-1911)
Socialist Radical
Hope in Socialism (1911)
Socialist Writer and Speaker (1912)
Dissatisfaction with the Party (1913-1914)
Toward Independence (1914-1915)
The "New Negro Movement"
Focus on Harlem: The Birth of the "New Negro Movement" (1915-1917)
Founding the Liberty League and The Voice (April-September 1917)
Race-Conscious Activism and Organizational Difficulties (August-December 1917)
The Liberty Congress and the Resurrection of The Voice (January-July 1918)
Harrison on His Character
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index