The new harlem style

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Langston Hughes and the Negro movement

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The new harlem style

  1. 1. James MercerLangston Hughes wasborn in Joplin,Missouri
  2. 2. Hughes wrote He learned He created hisin high school the skills and because of importance of gave birth tostereotypes of rhythm in JAZZ African poetry POETRY Americans
  3. 3. Harlem RenaissanceCultural explosion the lasted from 1920 to 1930. It helplay the foundation for “free verse.” Which has beenadapted into modern day hip hop and free style.
  4. 4. Kurt Weill the originalwriter used jazzpoetry to bring theAfrican Americanstyle of music to hisplay. With the style ofwords rhyming witheach note this playused Jazz Poetry toearn itself a TonyAward in 1946
  5. 5. SIMPLE WAS A COLUMNFORM OF WRITING THATUSED HUMOR AND FOLKWISDOM AS A FORM OFNEGRO UPFILT
  6. 6. Before Martin L. King Jr, Rosa Park , or Alice WalkerHarlem Renaissance writes had a modernist aesthetic style to express racism

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