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.
... Harrison completed his first book, The Negro and the Nation, which was published in New York by the Cosmo-Advocate Publishing Company headed by Barbados-born Orlando M. Thompson, a future Vice-President of the Black Star Line.
VOICE in their own government' -- as President Wilson so sincerely put it."17 When Africa Awakes: The “Inside Story” of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World is that book. As suggested by its subtitle, ...
26 Chester A. Scott, President of the Milwaukee Division of the UNIA, described how he “read and re-read” the “wonderful” book and especially enjoyed the “wealth of information" in the chapter on politics.27 On November 6, 1921, ...
Regarding Harrison's comment “as President Wilson so sincerely put it” – Harrison explained in Hubert H. Harrison, “The Negro and the War,” WAA, p. 25, “While the war lasted those of us who saw unpalatable truths were compelled to do ...
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