Abram Lincoln Harris Jr. (1899-1963)

Abram Lincoln Harris, Jr., the grandson of slaves, was the first nationally recognized black economist. Harris was highly respected for his work that focused primarily on class analysis, black economic life, and labor to illustrate the structural inadequacies of race and racial ideologies.  Harris’s major … Read MoreAbram Lincoln Harris Jr. (1899-1963)

Jerome Heartwell Holland (1916-1985)

Ambassador Jerome Holland and His Wife Arrive in Stockholm, Sweden in 1970 Image Ownership: Public Domain Educator, diplomat and businessman, Jerome Heartwell Holland was born on January 9, 1916 in Auburn, New York. The parents of Holland, and that of his twelve other siblings, were … Read MoreJerome Heartwell Holland (1916-1985)

(1972) M. Gatsha Buthelezi, “My Role Within Separate Development Politics”

In a speech before the Scandinavian Institute for African Affairs, Uppsala, Sweden, in December, 1972, Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, then the Chief Executive Officer of the KwaZulu Territorial Authority, describes his cooperation with South African leaders despite his opposition to the country’s apartheid system.  The speech … Read More(1972) M. Gatsha Buthelezi, “My Role Within Separate Development Politics”