Black History Presents – Daily knowledge: Alain Locke (Day 21)
Dr. Alain LeRoy Locke a writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. He is best known for his writings on and about the Harlem Renaissance. He is regarded as the “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”. His philosophy served as a strong motivating force in keeping the energy and passion of the Movement at the forefront. Some of Locke’s work are The New Negro: An Interpretation, Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro, Negro Art Past and Present and Negro Spirituals.