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April 27th is the 130th Anniversary of the Birth of Hubert Henry Harrison (1883-1927)

Extraordinary Harlem-Based Intellectual and Activist

Hubert Henry Harrison (1883-1927) is one of the truly important figures of early twentieth-century America. A brilliant writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist, he was described by the historian Joel A. Rogers, in "World’s Great Men of Color" as “the foremost Afro-American intellect of his time.” Rogers adds that “No one worked more seriously a

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