Harlem Renaissance

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Harlem Renaissance

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Harlem was like a magnet for the negro intelectual.

African American musicians, artists, and writers settled in Harlem New York.

In the 1920s "Harlem was like a great magnet for the negro intelectual." The African Americans protested against racism and prejudism. They also celebrated their cultures in many different ways. They would play music, write essays, and write poetry reflecting on Negro life. There many famous people that were recognized during the HArlem Renaissance.There was Langston Hughes (writer), Louis Armstrong (musician), and many other poets and mucisians. All these talented people brought joy to African Americans. Their message was against racism mainly on blacks so they were proud of what they had.

Louis Armstrong.

During the Harlem Renaissance, young black writers celebrated their African and American heritages. They also protested prejudism and racism.

Langston Hughes.

Harlem Renaissance.

Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s was a rebirth of African American culture.

Langston Hughes was the best known poet of the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes protested against racism and acts of violence against African Americans. Hughes wrote plays, short stories, and essays on the black expierence.

Famous People

Langston Hughes mini bio.

-Jazz Instruments.

Jazz Club.


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