Make Black History Personal: #10 Architect of the Harlem Renaissance

Alain Locke was a philosopher, visionary and curator of African-American culture who became known as the “architect” of the Harlem Renaissance or the “New Negro Movement” as he called it. The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural and social movement that took place during the 1920s in the Harlem area of New York City. In his early years, Alain Locke was a brilliant student. He attended Harvard University where he achieved Phi Beta Kappa and became a Rhodes scholar. He alsoRead more