Jeffrey C. Stewart

Jeffrey C. Stewart is an American historian and author, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Alain Locke, 'The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.' He is a professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


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  1. 1. The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

    This comprehensive biography delves into the life and work of Alain Locke, the first African American Rhodes Scholar and a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. The book explores Locke's upbringing, his education, and his struggles with racism and homophobia. It also highlights his role in promoting and shaping black culture and arts during the Harlem Renaissance, his philosophy of the "New Negro," and his influence on a generation of African American artists and intellectuals.

    The 10896th Greatest Book of All Time