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    Rise Up!The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was the most famous black people artistic movement in the Modern U.S history. The Renaissance actually is a really useful way to create the importance identity for African Americans. Also it pushed white Americans to reconsider the importance of a ethic group too long for being inferior. The Renaissance also best remembered as the explosion of creativity from African Americans in the 1920s. Although it considered as an African American literary

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    The Harlem Renaissance was the first era in American history where African Americans could freely express their cultural, social, and artistic ideas or opinions after the slavery era. In the south blacks were oppressed by whites in the south. Although the civil war had ended and the south had lost the lives of African Americans did not get better in fact conditions for African Americans got worse as a result of the Civil war. The southern slave owners were very upset about losing the war and the

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    social and cultural identity- a period that later became known as the Harlem Renaissance. Originally the Harlem Renaissance was referred to as the “New Negro Movement” (Reader’s Companion.) It made a huge impact on urban life. The Harlem Renaissance played a major role in African American art, music, poetic writing styles, culture and society. It all started after World War I and during the Great Depression in New York’s Harlem neighborhood where a lot of people lived. The first building given to

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    The New Negro Movement, widely known as The Harlem Renaissance, rolled into Harlem, New York – and touched the whole of America – like a gale-force wind. As every part of America reveled in the prosperity and gaiety of the decade, African Americans used the decade as a stepping stone for future generations. With the New Negro Movement came an abundance of black artistic, cultural, and intellectual stimulation. Literary achievers like Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Claude McKay, and Countee Cullen

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    The Harlem Renaissance, originally known as “the New Negro Movement”, was a cultural, social, and artistic movement during the 1920’s that took place in Harlem. This movement occurred after the World War I and drew in many African Americans who wanted to escape from the South to the North where they could freely express their artistic abilities. This movement was known as The Great Migration. During the 1920’s, many black writers, singers, musicians, artists, and poets gained success including

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    “I’d rather be a lamppost in Harlem than Governor of Georgia.” (Watson 14) Why would such a phrase become the saying amongst colored people of the early twentieth century? In Harlem, New York, before there was a revolution full of art, music, and innovation the majority of blacks were treated with disgrace. It was not until the 1920s and 30s, when the renaissance was at its prime, did the white’s attitudes slowly begin to change. W.E.B. Dubois, Langston Hughes, and Shuffle Along were just a few

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    Harlem Renaissance was an African American cultural movement of the 1920s and early 1930s that was centered in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Also known as the New Negro movement, the New Negro Renaissance, and the Negro Renaissance, the movement emerged toward the end of World War I in 1918, blossomed in the mid- to late 1920s, and then faded in the mid-1930s. The Harlem Renaissance marked the first time that mainstream publishers and critics took African American literature seriously

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    1930’s, the Harlem Renaissance was an important movement for African-Americans all across America. This movement allowed the black culture to be heard and accepted by white citizens. The movement was expressed through art, music, and literature. These things were also the most known, and remembered things of the renaissance. Also this movement, because of some very strong, moving and inspiring people changed political views for African-Americans. Compared to before, The Harlem Renaissance had major

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    The Harlem Renaissance, originally called the New Negro Movement, was a time period in which all freed African Americans began to make music and express themselves unwillingly. This era was described as a boom in the evolution of music, the arts, poetry, and novels. African Americans migrated towards Harlem, a community in Northern Manhattan. According to outsiders, Harlem was mostly referred to as the “ Decentered Black Social World.” It acquired this name because only the most well-known black

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    The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was a period of cultural explosion. It began in the wake of World War One, flourished until the Great Depression, peaking in Nineteen twenty-eight a year before the beginning of the Depression. The community of Harlem was composed of mainly Negroes (not all of the black population of Harlem was of African descent, so the term African-American would be falsely used in this case) and during this time period they were still considered inferior to

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