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The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore the Harlem Renaissance.

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Notes on "The Harlem Renaissance"

Image Credits

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 

Terms to Know
  • Harlem Renaissance

    A dynamic artistic and cultural movement centered in New York City, focusing on black consciousness, civil rights, and racial integration.

  • Jazz

    One of the most important art forms of the 20th-century, a purely African American music genre. 

  • New Negro Movement

    A term popularized during the Harlem Renaissance encouraging African Americans to have self-confidence, racial pride, and self-expression.