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Harlem: Dark Weather Vane

by Alain Locke

Professor of Philosophy, Howard University

August 1936


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Kids in Street
James L. Allen

The Harlem riot of 1935, now the subject of a comprehensive report, demonstrated that "the Negro is not merely the man who shouldn't be forgotten; he is the man who cannot safely be ignored." Alain Locke, early interpreter of the New Harlem in a special issue of Survey Graphic, here pictures the Harlem of hard times.

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