Nathan Hare



Streaming Media


Black Speaker


1 hour 34 minutes

Original Description

Recorded in the Old Main (Lincoln Hall) auditorium at Portland State.


Dr. Nathan Hare, a former sociology professor at Howard University, was hired by San Francisco State University in 1968 as the first coordinator of a Black Studies program in the United States. Hare was also publisher of The Black Scholar from 1969 to 1975.

In this recording, Hare calls for a new socio-economic order for Black Americans based on their own racial identity.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Blacks -- Race identity, Sociology

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 2 track mono


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Transcript added March 29, 2022.

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