Biography highlights Harlem intellectual

Boyd, Herb
August 2009
New York Amsterdam News;8/20/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 34, p17
The article focuses on the contributions of Hubert Henry Harrison in shaping the political infrastructure of Harlem, New York City. It gives credit to Harrison as being the key link for the unity of the Black Liberation Movement and the race and nationalist trend association. He also relates Harrison's race consciousness in its impact with the production of the Black and White dolls on Black Children. It also mentions other great writers including Cyril Briggs, Claudia Jones and Harry Haywood.


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