Civil rights. 1930’s Langston Hugh's-”Lenox avenue mural” Started writing about civil rights even before its prime in the 50’s and 60’s.- secret thoughts (thought of as art) Mask was off for most of the black writers-political stands were imbedded into poetry, novels, speeches etc ! 1937
Black communities forced against each other for entertainment.- mentions the White South &its classes and places according to race.
Literature showed clear signs of a society that was unbeaten, but racial set backs.