Jessie Redmon Fauset


Harlem On My Mind: Jessie Redmon Fauset

In Part 3 of Into America’s Black History Month series, Harlem on My Mind, Trymaine Lee spotlights the influence of Jessie Redmon Fauset. Langston Hughes called her one of the midwives of the Harlem Renaissance, but few today remember her name. As literary editor for NAACP’s The Crisis magazine, Fauset...
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A spotlight on five African-American heroes from Philadelphia, such as Cecil B. Moore, Henry Ossawa Tanner and Jessie Redmon Fauset

NBA legend Charles Barkley marks Black History Month with a spotlight on Philadelphia’s African-American heroes—many of which didn’t make it into the history books or even the newspapers of their time. But their stories are nonetheless inspiring, game-changing and worth knowing. Here, we take a look at five such figures...