Will Guzmán is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Lee F. Hagan Africana Studies Center at New Jersey City University. He is the author of “Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism” (University of Illinois Press). His current research is on the life prominent Afro-Latino Civil Rights Attorney Raymond A. Brown; and the Black Power Movement in Florida.
Lee Frank Hagan, professor and academic administrator, was born July 28, 1945 in Brunswick, Georgia to Melvania Rhymes-Hagan, a Nurse Assistant; and Felton Hagan, a maintenance supervisor. Lee was one of four children: Oadline, Jerome and Maurice. In 1952, the Hagan family migrated to Newark, New Jersey where Lee graduated from … Read MoreLee Frank Hagan (1945-1986)