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The Starting Five Right to left: Langston Hughes, Charles S. Johnson, E. Franklin Frazier, Rudolph Fisher, and Hubert Delany taken in Harlem in the 1920's. Photo symbolic of the camaraderie shared amongst the black intellectuals of the Renaissance. African Americans, Brown Universe, Franklin Frazier, Black Experiments, Rudolph Fisher, Ivy League, African American History, Black History, Langston Hughes
This 1940s ad for Pepsi is one of the first ads specifically targeted toward African Americans. The young boy pictured is Ron Brown, future United States Secretary of Commerce.