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Born to a Barbadian mother & Crucian father in St. Croix, Harlem-based Hubert Harrison (1883-1927) was a brilliant writer, orator, editor, educator, critic, & activist. He combined class consciousness & anti-white-supremacist race consciousness, internationalism, & struggle for equality into a potent political radicalism. Harrison's ideas profoundly influenced "New Negro" militants, including A. Philip Randolph & Marcus Garvey, & his work is a key link in the 2 great strands of the Civil Rights/Black Liberation struggle: the labor-&-civil-rights movement associated with Randolph & Martin Luther King Jr. & the race and nationalist movement associated with Garvey & Malcolm X. "Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927" (Columbia University Press) follows "Hubert Harrison: The Voice of HarlemRadicalism, 1883-1918". This 2-volume biography by Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry is based on extensive use of the Hubert H. Harrison Papers & Diary at Columbia's Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Visit Dr. Perry on Facebook. Also this CUP20 coupon gets you 20% off. Airing Times in the USA: 8:00 pm AST, 7:00 pm EST, 6:00 pm CST, 5:00 pm MST, 4:00 pm PST. Click here for your International Time Zone.