Harlem Renaissance
 
<ul><li>1910 – 1920:  Many Blacks moved from the South to  Northern cities  to escape racism and seek opportunities </li><...
<ul><li>A burst of creativity in Harlem ~ a literary & artistic movement that celebrated Black culture  </li></ul>Harlem R...
 
<ul><li>Well-educated Black middle-class …  </li></ul>Harlem Renaissance <ul><li>Explored African heritage </li></ul><ul><...
 
<ul><li>Harlem culture helped make jazz one of the most popular forms of music for dancing </li></ul>Jazz
 
 
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Dec. 16 Notes (Harlem Renaissance)

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    1. 1. Harlem Renaissance
    2. 3. <ul><li>1910 – 1920: Many Blacks moved from the South to Northern cities to escape racism and seek opportunities </li></ul>Great Migration <ul><li>Many moved to Harlem </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>A burst of creativity in Harlem ~ a literary & artistic movement that celebrated Black culture </li></ul>Harlem Renaissance
    4. 6. <ul><li>Well-educated Black middle-class … </li></ul>Harlem Renaissance <ul><li>Explored African heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Expressed pride in African American experience </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote about trials of being Black in a White society </li></ul>
    5. 8. <ul><li>Harlem culture helped make jazz one of the most popular forms of music for dancing </li></ul>Jazz
    6. 11. The End

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