Alain Locke

Alain Locke

Born: September 13, 1885

Died: June 9, 1954


Occupation: writer, philosopher, educator

Biography: Alain Leroy Locke 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.