It was time for a cultural celebration. African Americans had endured centuries of slavery and the struggle for abolition. The end of bondage had not brought the promised land many had envisioned.
Langston Hughes was one of the most important writers and thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance, which was the African American artistic movement in the 1920s that celebrated black life and culture.
"Ascent of Ethiopia” was painted by Lois Mailou Jones in 1932. This painting is about the history of African American culture, start...
Life for the African americans was not easy. Out of their bad experience they made music and brought joy to many, The upcoming video helps explain the way the movement of the Harlem Renaissance influenced todays society.
The document that contains all the websites and videos used to explain further in depth the meaning of the Harlem Renaissance.