This lesson will present an overview of the Harlem Renaissance.
Aaron Douglas "Noah's Ark", Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/47357563@N06/8248291737/, Archibald Motley, Black Belt, http://www.flickr.com/photos/artsyzeal/5446330989/, Archibald Motley, Night Life, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/drzaro/7003338140/sizes/m/in/photostream/, Bearden, The Calabash, fair use according to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Romare_Bearden_-_The_Calabash,_1970,_Library_of_Congress.jpg, Jacob Lawrence "Self-Portrait", fair use according to wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lawrence_Jacob_Self-Portrait_1977.jpg
A dynamic artistic and cultural movement centered in New York City, focusing on black consciousness, civil rights, and racial integration.
One of the most important art forms of the 20th-century, a purely African American music genre.
A term popularized during the Harlem Renaissance encouraging African Americans to have self-confidence, racial pride, and self-expression.