The Harlem Renaissance. Mr. Oppel AP US History. “The Harlem Renaissance probed racial themes and what it meant to be black in America”. I. Introduction. A. Definition Generic term describes Manhattan-based (NYC) cultural movement 1920s and 30s. B. Location. New York City.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
AP US History
“The Harlem Renaissance probed racial themes and what it meant to be black in America”
B. Location meant to be black in America”
Actors & Singers
NAACP’s Crisis, 1920
New York Herald Tribune, 1925
Negro Life, 1934
L.M. Jones support
Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team, 1926 West 127th Street," photograph by James Van Der Zee, 1932
Countee Cullen West 127th Street," photograph by James Van Der Zee, 1932
Zora Neale Hurston
Nella LarsenC. Writers
Many establishment blacks “wanted black writers to promote positive images”
The writers themselves wanted to show realism of life in Harlempurpose of writing?
Jazz pride, place of AA in white world
BrodawayD. Composers & Musicians
segregated pride, place of AA in white world
shows and music
5’6” or taller
under 21White Clubs
Sinclair Lewis, & Eugene O’Neil