BLACK author, philosopher, and teacher. An integral figure in the introduction of the Harlem Renaissance, he’s appreciated for such philosophical and cultural works as THE BRAND NEW Negro: An Interpretation so when Peoples Match: A REPORT of Competition and Culture Connections. He graduated from Harvard School in the first 1900s and eventually became the initial BLACK to acquire a Rhodes Scholarship or grant. He was a specialist from the Bahá’í Beliefs. He was created in Pa to Mary Hawkins Locke and Pliny Ishmael Locke. He was a significant coach to fellow BLACK writer Zora Neale Hurston.