Hubert Harrison Teaching, Harlem, 1926

Hubert Harrison Teaching in harlemA great blurry old photo from Jeffrey Perry of Harlemite Hubert Harrison teaching a course on “World Problems of Race” in 1926 on 135th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, Harlem

Burroughs-Williana-1933Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs (1882–1945) was an American teacher, communist political activist, and politician. She is best remembered as one of the first African-American women to run for elective office in New York. Continue Reading →

Hubert Harrison, “The Father of Harlem Radicalism”

hhh-500x0Hubert Henry Harrison (April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927) was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →