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Locke, Alain (1886–1954)

The philosopher and black art champion Alain Leroy Locke was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 13, 1886. His father, Pliny Locke, was a postal worker and school principal who died when Alain was only a child; his mother, Mary Hawkins ...

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