Jeffrey C. Stewart on the Genesis of Alain Locke’s Transformative “New Negro Aesthetic”

Jeffrey C. Stewart on the Genesis of Alain Locke’s Transformative “New Negro Aesthetic”

  Imagine the scene: A middle-aged, still youthful African American sits at an outdoor café on the Italian Riviera, in the town of San Remo, sometime in August 1924. Barely taller than the little children playing in the street before him, the man is dressed in...
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