Harlem Politics

Changing the World One City at a Time

New Negro

The people of Harlem are becoming more aware of their power. This is what being a "New Negro" means. Alain Locke first coined the term "New Negro." It shows that the world is changing. Blacks are getting more powerful. They are holding positions in office and their opinions are being listened to.

The Rise of Power in Harlem

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey was born in Jamaica. Garvey is the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. Garvey believes that you should have pride in your African roots.