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    Harlem

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    and playwright Langston Hughes in his 1951 poem by the name of Harlem or Dream deferred. In the poem, Hughes straightforwardly flings us a question, in which at first seem pretty simple in meaning but as you continue to read the concept becomes more and more complex and profound. The telling reader to pursue after their dream or the dream will soon disappear, an inspirational theme in which Hughes display in several of his works. Harlem uses clear-cut use of literary elements such as Metaphor, Speakers

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    The Harlem Renaissance

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    Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a time of racism, injustice, and importance. Somewhere in between the 1920s and 1930s an African American movement occurred in Harlem, New York City. The Harlem Renaissance exalted the unique culture of African-Americans and redefined African-American expression. It was the result of Blacks migrating in the North, mostly Chicago and New York. There were many significant figures, both male and female, that had taken part in the Harlem Renaissance. Ida

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    Harlem Renaissance

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    When you think of Harlem the Harlem Renaissance, What is the first word that comes to mind? Harlem Renaissance was the great movement of the black race from the deep rural south to the urban Harlem city during the 1920s to 1930s. It was the time of the black Americans to show and reflect their talents throughout society. It was the time to prove something to the world. The time of emancipation, the time of dignity, the time of passion, the time of the art, the time of the music, etc. Do we really

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    Harlem Renaissance

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    Harlem Renaissance What is a renaissance? A renaissance is a movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity. There was a famous renaissance in Europe during the transition from medieval times to modern times that is still taught today. There was, also, a not so well known renaissance that occurred in the United States from the 1920’s to the 1930’s in Manhattan. This renaissance was called “The New Negro Movement”, but was later called the Harlem Renaissance. During this time,

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    The Harlem Renaissance

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    The Harlem Renaissance (1916 – 1940) was a created in Harlem, New York for African Americans to spread their own culture. Although The Harlem Renaissance is for black stars that lived in Harlem New York at the time, many talented people using music, writing & poetry took over the culture. A lot of African Americans were inspired and wanted to take part and the most influential movement in African American history. People like W.E.B Du Bois, W.C. Handy, Langston Hughes and many more. Although The

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    Introduction Music and art all start off with a similar origin. They start with an idea. While the harlem renaissance was not touchable like art or hearable like music, it did was created with an idea. The creation of the harlem renaissance did not begin with a great artistic epiphany,but with an idea of hope, freedom, and expression.The Harlem Renaissance started when millions of freed african-americans moved to the north from the South. This movement is called the Great Migration. When they moved

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    Victoria Gonzalez Mrs. Smith English 6 26 June 2015 The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a huge transition for people of African American descent. It started in the early 1920’s and ended during the late 1920’s as well. People had moved from the southern states where Jim Crow laws were enforced, where discrimination was at its highest. Many people who were writers, entertainers and actors took this as an opportunity to grow as artists. During this time, culture was one of the only

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    The Harlem Renaissance

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    The Harlem Renaissance World War I changed the American culture. The “Lost Generation,” as the youth of the roaring twenties was called, no longer had the blind respect for tradition held by previous generations. Instead the youth that witnessed the ‘Great War’ sought substitutes by indulging in the new, trendy, young, and vibrant. This atmosphere set the scene for the New Negro Movement, also known as the Harlem Renaissance. For the first time, America was willing to pay attention to black

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    The Harlem Drag Culture

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    The Harlem Drag Culture Foucault, Moraga, Fuss, hooks, Butler. These authors, along with many more, have concerned themselves with the defining of categories. In reading these authors our class has, upon every occasion of meeting, discussed the formation of categories. What we have discovered, in part, is that things are not defined by what they are, but by what they are not. Diana Fuss, in her article "Inside/Out," states "any identity is founded relationally, constituted in reference to an

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    The Harlem Renaissance

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    HARLEM RENAISSANCE Throughout the history of African Americans, there have been important historical figures as well as times. Revered and inspirational leaders and eras like, Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, Nat Turner and the slave revolt, or Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party. One such period that will always remain a significant part of black art and culture is the Harlem Renaissance. It changed the meaning of art and poetry, as it was known then. Furthermore, the Harlem

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