Alain Locke (1885-1954)


A selective list of online commentary and analysis for the African American intellectual, teacher, and philosopher Alain Locke, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources


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Carter, Jacoby Adeshei. "Alain LeRoy Locke." An extended article on Locke, covering his biography and his philosophical ideas about values, pluralism, cultural relativism, black aesthetics, and philosophy of race. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2012 Edition), ed. Edward N. Zalta.

Locke, Alain. "Enter the New Negro," Survey Graphic March 1925. From the National Humanities Center.

"The Alain Locke Society." Organization promoting scholarly study of Alain Locke, "Philosopher of the Harlem Renaissance."

"Alain Locke." An introduction to Alain Locke, author of the 1925 anthology, The New Negro: An Interpretation. From educational publisher Heath.

Stickney, Beth Helen Teachers' Guide for Locke's essay The New Negro: An Interpretation. From educational publisher Heath.


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