BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Hubert Harrison
|Born||April 27, 1883|
Estate Concordia, St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands)
|Died||December 17, 1927 (aged 44)|
New York, NY, USA
|Spouse(s)||Irene Louise Horton|
|Children||Frances Marion (b. 1910), Alice (b. 1911), Aida Mae (b. 1912), Ilva Henrietta (b. 1914), and William (b. 1920)|
|Parents||Ceclia Elizabeth Haines and Adolphus Harrison|
Emigration and education
Marriage and family
Race radicalism and the New Negro Movement
The Garvey Movement
Intellectual and educational work
Legacy and honors
Writings by Hubert H. Harrison
- A Hubert Harrison Reader, ed. with introduction and notes by Jeffrey B. Perry (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001).
- “Hubert H. Harrison Papers, 1893-1927: Finding Aid,” Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. A list of Harrison’s writings available at Columbia. On Columbia’s acquisition of the Papers see "Rare Book and Manuscript Library Acquires the Papers of Hubert Harrison." The Father of Harlem Radicalism,” Columbia University Library News. Columbia also plans to put Harrison’s Writings online.
- Harrison, Hubert H., "A Negro on Chicken Stealing", Letter to the editor, New York Times, December 11, 1904, p. 6.
- Harrison, Hubert, The Black Man’s Burden .
- Harrison, Hubert H., The Negro and Nation (New York: Cosmo-Advocate Publishing Company, 1917).
- Harrison, Hubert, "On A Certain Condescension in White Publishers," Negro World, March 1922.
- Harrison, Hubert H., When Africa Awakes: The "Inside Story" of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World (New York: Porro Press, 1920).
- , Virgin Islands Daily News, March 31.
Personal biographical sketches
- Jackson, John G., "Hubert Henry Harrison: The Black Socrates", American Atheists, February 1987.
- Moore, Richard B., "Hubert Henry Harrison (1883-1927)", inRayford W. Logan and Michael R. Winston (eds), Dictionary of American Negro Biography (New York: W. W. Norton, 1982), 292-93.
- Rogers, Joel A., "Hubert Harrison: Intellectual Giant and Free-Lance Educator", in Joel A. Rogers, World’s Great Men of Color, ed. John Henrik Clarke, 2 vols (1946–47; New York: Collier Books, 1972), 2:432-42.
Main biographical portraits
- Foner, Philip S., "Local New York, the Colored Socialist Club, Hubert H. Harrison, and W. E. B. Du Bois", in Philip S. Foner, American Socialism and Black Americans: From the Age of Jackson to World War II (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977), 202-19.
- Innis, Patrick, "Hubert Henry Harrison: Great African American Freethinker", Secular Subjects (St. Louis: Rationalist Society of St. Louis, 1992), rpt. in American Atheists Examiner. See also Inniss, Patrick in AAH Examiner, vol. 4, no. 4, Winter 1994.
- James, Portia, "Hubert H. Harrison and the New Negro Movement", Western Journal of Black Studies, 13, no. 2 (1989): 82-91.
- James, Winston, “Dimensions and Main Currents of Caribbean Radicalism in America: Hubert Harrison, the African Blood Brotherhood, and the UNIA,” in Winston James,Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America (New York: Verso, 1998), 122-84.
- Perry, Jeffrey B., "The Developing Conjuncture and Some Insights from Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen on the Centrality of the Fight against White Supremacy,", 2010.
- Perry, Jeffrey, “An Introduction to Hubert Harrison, ‘The Father of Harlem Radicalism,’” , 2, no. 1 (Winter 2000), 38-54.
- Perry, Jeffrey B., "Hubert Harrison: Race Consciousness and the Struggle for Socialism", Socialism and Democracy, vol. 17, no. 2 (Summer-Fall 2003), 103-30.
- Perry, Jeffrey B., "Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Early 20th Century Harlem Radicalism," Black Past.org, October 2008.
- Perry, Jeffrey B., (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008).
- Perry, Jeffrey B., "Hubert Henry Harrison 'The Father of Harlem Radicalism': The Early Years—1883 Through the Founding of the Liberty League and The Voice in 1917" (Ph. D. diss., Columbia University, 1986), includes an extensive bibliography (pp. 711–809).
- Perry, Jeffrey B., , Virgin Islands Daily News, February 18, 2003.
- Samuels, Wilfred David, Five Afro-Caribbean Voices in American Culture (Boulder: Belmont Books a Division of Cockburn Publishing, 1977), 27-41.