How did the Harlem Renaissance impact US society? The US was very discriminated where blacks and minorities where seen as inferior to whites but the Harlem Renaissance changed that. The Harlem Renaissance was an outburst of negro pride due to all the changes that were happening. They were able to climb the social latter more by becoming talented in music or writing and some even became respectful actors. Though there was still discrimination towards blacks, it was a positive change to society.
Is the Harlem Renaissance a response to modernism or an example of it? The modernism movement led people to have a sense of being lost and led to the African Americans creating their own identity. As a result The Harlem Renaissance was born and black artist and writers flourished as a result of this new found identity.
How did slaves' folk music affect African American identity and mainstream society's racial attitudes? Slave music brought new aspects into the African American community. Starting from the Transatlantic Slave Act, which brought intertwined new culture and music. The music not only presented sorrow music but it gave them hope, faith, secret meaning for a new beginning.