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Harlem Renaissance

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  1. Harlem Renaissance Derick Thames

  2. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a literary movement that originated in Harlem, New York!

  3. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was also known as the New Negro Movement!

  4. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance originated in Harlem, New York in the 1920-30’s!

  5. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance spanned from the end of World War 1 through the mid 1930’s!

  6. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance emerged during the Great Depression!

  7. The Harlem Renaissance Several African Americans migrated from the South to the North around this time. This became known as the Great Migration!

  8. The Harlem Renaissance African Americans were moving to Northern cities in order to find jobs and create a better environment for their loved ones!

  9. The Harlem Renaissance As more African Americans moved to Northern Cities, segregation began to rise!

  10. The Harlem Renaissance This led to the increase of predominantly Black neighborhoods!

  11. The Harlem Renaissance Two political figures during the Harlem Renaissance were WEB Dubois and Marcus Garvey!

  12. The Harlem Renaissance Dubois was a leading black Politian & philosopher during the Harlem Renaissance.

  13. The Harlem Renaissance Dubois believed in integration between races.

  14. The Harlem Renaissance Marcus Garvey founded and was named president of the Universal Negro Improvement Association by his members.

  15. The Harlem Renaissance Garvey believed in separation between races!

  16. The Harlem Renaissance Most African Americans practiced Christianity during the Harlem Renaissance!

  17. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance didn’t just focus on Authors. Individuals such as artists, musicians, and poets flourished during the Harlem Renaissance!

  18. The Harlem Renaissance Langston Hughes was one of the more famous poets during the Harlem Renaissance. Poems like “I sing to America,” and “Harlem” are only a couple of his many pieces!

  19. The Harlem Renaissance Musicians like Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, and Fats Waller sang with soul and passion!

  20. The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance not only influenced cultures in Harlem, New York, but all across the nation!

  21. The Harlem Renaissance In my opinion, The Harlem Renaissance paved the way for many of today’s poets, artists, and musicians!