The Harlem Renaissance. By Robert Kraft & Horhae Ibarra. Quote: "The Younger Generation comes, bringing its gifts. They are the first fruits of the Negro Renaissance. Youth speaks, and the voice of the New Negro is heard .“ Alain Locke. Overview.
The Harlem Renaissance
By Robert Kraft
Quote: "The Younger Generation comes, bringing its gifts. They are the first fruits of the Negro Renaissance. Youth speaks, and the voice of the New Negro is heard.“ Alain Locke
The Harlem Renaissance was also known as the New Negro Movement.
The Harlem Renaissance started around the year 1919 and lasted until the early 1940’s and originated from New York also known as “The Negro Capital of the World” According to James W. Johnson.
The Harlem Renaissance was a focus’ on the poets, Arthur's, and essayist of the black community.
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The Harlem Renaissance is also known as the New Negro Movement
"Freedom is never given; it is won."
- AsaPhilip Randolph
Cane (1923) written by Jean Toomer
The structure of Cane is designed to be a circle
Nigger Heaven (1926) written by Carl Van Vechten
The book is about a librarian and a writer who love each other but racism denies them opportunity
The New Negro (1925) written by Alain Locke
The book is considered to be the text of the movement.