Billie Holiday is thought to be one of the best jazz vocalists to have ever existed. From the start, Holiday had a rough childhood but she later went on to do great things such as releasing several singles.
Louis Armstrong mainly known for his talent with music was a famous trumpeter. Despite his harsh childhood, Armstrong became a well known musician. His music is said to be one of the most influential recordings in jazz history.
Augusta Savage, known for her involvement during the Harlem Renaissance as a sculptor, was also a civil rights activist. Although Savage had difficulty with stabilizing her income from the start, she later made a name for herself.
Aaron Douglas had a big contribution during the Harlem Renaissance. Douglass created images depicting the difficulties of the lives of African Americans. As a result, Douglass won awards for is artworks and commission for it.
It was through Duke Ellington that African Americans were able to portray themselves as equally intelligent. Ellington was said to be one of the greatest musicians to have ever played and helped with the creation of jazz
Langston Hughes's structure of writing caused an impact in society. It was in his writing that people were aware of the unjust treatment towards African Americans.