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In an environment beset with racism, scholars and activists struggled to improve the social and economic conditions of African Americans. To turn their ideas into reality, they enlisted the help of wealthy patrons, artists, and Harlem residents.


The Kennedy Center
Marco Polo
This resource was created in March 2003 by ARTSEDGE. All rights reserved.
ARTSEDGE is a project of the Education Department of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
and is a member of the MarcoPolo Partnership


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