The Negro’s Contribution to American Art and Literature

Posted: October 11, 2012 in Alain Locke, Miscellaneous, The Colour Line

Author: Alain Locke

Source: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 140 (November 1928): 234–247.


Alain Leroy Locke (1885 – 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. In a popular publication, The Black 100, Alain Locke ranks as the 36th most influential African American ever, past or present.


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