Harlem Youth Report

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Harlem Youth Report #5 was published in 1964 and distributed only in Harlem. It's a comic for and about the Black community which is part of an effort to seriously study and examine the issues facing the residents of Harlem in the 1960s, and to suggest a path forward. There were never any issues #1-4 so the numbering is mystery. The comic book was published by an organization called Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU). This organization was founded by Kenneth Clark and Mamie Phipps Clark, psychologists, educators and civil rights activists who testified as expert witnesses in a case which evolved into Brown v Board of Education. The organization’s director was Cyril deGrasse Tyson, a civil rights activist and educator in NYC and Newark, NJ, and father of famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.