Hubert Harrison The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918
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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…
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/7/2010
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.25" long x 1.29" tall
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|
|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)|
|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|