Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality. A discussion of Volume 2 with Jeff B. Perry

In this second volume of his acclaimed biography, Jeffrey B. Perry traces the final decade of Harrison’s life, from 1918 to 1927. Perry details Harrison’s literary and political activities, foregrounding his efforts against white supremacy and for racial consciousness and unity in struggles for equality and radical social change. The book explores Harrison’s role in the militant New Negro Movement and the International Colored Unity League.

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

Jeffrey Perry Hubert Harrison The Voice of Harlem Radicalism

Hubert Harrison, (1883-1927) was a brilliant writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist, who was described by the historian Joel A. Rogers as “the foremost Afro-American intellect of his time” and by A. Philip Randolph as “the father of Harlem Radicalism.”