The Harlem Renaissance. An African American Cultural Movement. Do Now: Put this on your own sheet of paper!. What is your passion in life? What obstacles may stand in your way. What was the Harlem Renaissance?.
An African American Cultural Movement
-The Harlem Renaissance was a literary and intellectual movement that created a new black cultural identity in the 1920s and 1930s.
-With racism still rampant and economic opportunities scarce, creative expression was one of the few avenues available to African Americans. The black community in Harlem became famous world wide for their work in literature, arts, politics and music!
The NAACP was founded to advance the rights of blacks in the U.S
With education, blacks began to develop a social conscious and political interestsSeveral factors laid groundwork for the Harlem Renaissance movement…