When Africa Awakes: The "Inside Story" of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World
Diasporic Africa Press, 12 thg 8, 2017 - 274 trang
Virgin Islands-born, Harlem-based, Hubert H. Harrison's "When Africa Awakes: The "Inside Story" of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World" is a collection of over fifty articles that detail his pioneering theoretical, educational, and organizational role in the founding and development of the militant, World War I era "New Negro Movement." Harrison was a brilliant, class and race conscious, writer, educator, orator, editor, book reviewer, political activist, and radical internationalist who was described by J. A. Rogers as "perhaps the foremost Aframerican intellect of his time" and by A. Philip Randolph as "the father of Harlem Radicalism." He was a major radical influence on Randolph, Marcus Garvey, and a generation of "New Negro" activists. This new Diasporic Africa Press edition includes the complete text of Harrison's original 1920 volume; contains essays from publications Harrison edited in the 1917-1920 period including The Voice (the first newspaper of the "New Negro Movement"), The New Negro, and the Garvey movement's Negro World; and offers a new introduction, biographical sketch, and supplementary notes by Harrison's biographer, Jeffrey B. Perry.
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7 Labor and civil rights activist A. Philip Randolph, referring to a period when Harlem was considered an international “Negro Mecca” and the “center of radical black thought,” described him as “the father of Harlem radicalism.
10 Considered the most class conscious of the race radicals and the most race conscious of the class radicals in those years, he is a key link in the two great trends of the Civil Rights/Black Liberation struggle – the labor and civil ...
Harrison makes additional reference to his role in the development of this “sweeping tide of racial consciousness” when he dedicates When Africa Awakes to “those who stood by my side in love, labor and sacrifice when the foundations ...
... Communists, “New Negroes,” the American Negro Labor Committee, the Garvey movements and other organizations. J. A. Rogers writes, “The Garvey Movement and the Messenger Group, the first racial, the second economic in doctrine, ...
In addition, a life-long friend from his school days, D. Hamilton Jackson, was a militant labor leader and journalist and a key figure in the St. Croix general strike of January 1916, which contributed significantly to the end of Danish ...
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