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Harlem renaissance combined


Abridged version of several PPTs on the topic

Abridged version of several PPTs on the topic

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  • 1. The Harlem Renaissance
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  • 6. Art
    • Art at this time reflected African American daily life from many different perspectives.
    • Artists made bold, stylized portraits of African American people.
    • Some art inspired by jazz music of the time:
    Jeunesse by Palmer Hayden
  • 7.  The Library by Jacob Lawrence
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  • 9. Dance
    • Swing dance became very popular in the Harlem Renaissance.
    • Popular dance clubs: the Savoy Ballroom and the Cotton Club.
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  • 12. Music
    • Jazz and Blues became very popular.
    • The Apollo Theatre was a venue where many musicians started their careers, including:
    Billie Holiday Ella Fitzgerald Sarah Vaughn
  • 13. Jelly Roll Morton: Ragtime Pianist Louis Armstrong: Jazz Trumpeter and Singer Duke Ellington: Jazz Composer, Pianist, and Bandleader
  • 14. The Cotton Club Savoy Ballroom
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  • 16. Literature
    • Harlem Renaissance was a primarily literary movement.
    • This was the first time publishers and critics took African-American writing seriously.
    By Langston Hughes By Zora N. Hurston
  • 17. Literature
    • Writing related back to African-American’s roots in Africa.
    • Writing included poetry, novels, and magazines.
    • Described the reality of being racially discriminated against.
    By Sherwood Anderson
  • 18. Langston Hughes : poet, novelist, short story writer, columnist. The Crisis : official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • 19. Decline of Harlem Renaissance
    • The Great Depression created economic pressure on organizations like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), which was a main supporter of the renaissance.
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  • 21. THE END!