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Hubert Harrison "The Father of Harlem Radicalism"

When: Sunday, April 17, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • 2nd floor • Boston

 “Hubert Harrison ‘The Father of Harlem Radicalism’ and His Work With  Boston Activists” with Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry

This presentation will discuss the life and work of St. Croix-born, Harlem-based, Hubert Harrison (1883-1927) “the father of Harlem radicalism.” Topics covered will include Harrison’s work as a writer, speaker, educator, and activist with special emphasis on his work with Boston activists in the periods of his founding of the first organization and newspaper of the militant “New Negro Movement” (1917), of his co-chairing (with William Monroe Trotter) the major Black protest effort during World War I (1918), and of his talks in Boston and writings for the “Boston Chronicle” in the period of the founding of his “International Colored Unity League” (1924).

Music by CommUnity Voices

All are welcome to join us for a friendly lunch!

CCB is located near the Orange line-Back Bay or the Green line-Copley T Stops.
On Street Parking and at Back Bay Parking Garage, 500 Boylston Street
Handicap accessible. 

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