>Harlem Streets<• Harlem is a black community inside New York.• Most blacks all immigrated from Southern states during the great migration.• Blacks lived mostly in Chicago, Michigan and other parts in the Northern Reign.
The Rhythm of the Beat!• Harlem is a black community inside New York.• A lot of things were born from the streets of Harlem, one dealt with this new swinging music that had everyone off their feet and dancing to the vibes of this “jazzy” music.• Life was nothing but a big movement either by shaking they’re hips or putting a pep in their step.
~Swing that body~• Jazz was alive and living through the streets of Harlem.• There was know stopping it, this new sensation had everyone on their feet jumping, popping and gliding.• Music was the life of those that lived in Harlem.
Artist• Duke Ellington- Pianist• Langston Hughes- Trumpeter• Fats Waller- Pianist• Jelly Roll Morton- Bandleader• Willie “The Lion” Smith- Pianist (one of the greatest practitioners of the genre from its Golden Age, c. 1920 – 1943.)
Life in the New Age• From then to now life in jazz has expanded tremendously. Jazz has sprouted all around the world, mostly found in clubs, but its still very much alive.
Bontemps, ArnaHe was born Alexandria,Louisana,but movedwith family to Las Vegas when he was 3.After graduating from paciﬁc union college in1923,he took a teaching job in the harlemsection of new york.Were he became anAfrican American literary artist.He was close friends with Langston Hughes.Arna,Bontemps was apoet,novelist,historian,anthologist andarchivist,he preserved black culture heritage.
Countee CullenThe most representative voice of Harlemrenaissance.When his Grandmother and guardian died hedidn’t have no one at the age of was taken byReverend Frederick A. Cullen the Master of SalemMethodist Episcopal church.He entered the black politics and culture in The UnitedStates.Later on he was elected president of the Harlemchapter of the National Association for theAdvancment of colored people.
Langston HughesWas recognized as a important literaryﬁgure during the 1920’s a period know asthe Harlem Renaissance because of the number ofblack writers.Du Bose Heyward wrote in the New York HeraldTribune in 1926 at the age of 24.Nevertheless, Hughes, more than any other blackpoet or writer, recorded faithfully the nuances ofblack life and its frustrations.
ComparisonLangston Hughes was ﬁrst recognized as an important literary ﬁgure during the1920s.At the height of the Black Renaissance, Lewis GrandisonAlexander was an active poet, actor, director of plays, andcostume designer.
ComparisonCountee CullenCountee Cullen was perhaps the mostrepresentative voice of the Harlem Renaissance.Alice DunbarJuly 19, 1875 - September 18, 1935) was an American poet, journalist andpolitical activist.
ComparisonArna Bontemps Like his close friend Langston Hughes and their fellow writers in the Harlem Renaissance, Arna Bontemps explored African-American experience in a wide variety of genres. (April 27, 1882 – April 30, 1961) was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist.
Harlem Renaissance Intellectuals by Peter Moisan
Alain Locke (Harlem) Alain Locke was a educator that taught all over the place. These are some of the places he taught at: *Harvard University *Fisk University *French Oriental Archaeological Society *and Many more
Montgomery T. Gregory (Harlem)Montgomery Gregory used to workedwith Alain Locke in creating theStyles Liberty club. Montgomeryalso was a:*dramatist*educator*social philosopher and activist*historian*the leading Figure,in the National Negro Theater Movement.
Charles Johnson (Harlem)Charles Johnson was a professorat the University of Washington,also the author of “Middle Passage”.Charles has received the Academyaward in Literature.
Steve Jobs (modern) VsAlain Locke (Harlem) Steve Jobs is the CEO of Apple and the co-founder as well. unlike Alain Locke, he did not go around the world educating people in University’s. Steve Jobs instead made a computer to do it for you.
Bill Gates (modern) Vs Charles Johnson (Harlem) Bill Gates is the Founder of Microsoft, author, and philanthropies. Unlike Charles Johnson, Gates did not teach in any University, Bill Gates was actually kicked out of Harvard. Both Gates and Johnson did write books, but Gates’s books are all about computers (PC’S) and Johnsons were all about African American freedom’s.
Masatoshi Koshiba (modern) VsMontgomery T. Gregory (Harlem) Masatoshi Koshiba is a neutrino astrophysics, he has graduated from University of Tokyo and has a masters in Physics. Much unlike Montgomery Gregory, Masatoshi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Both do teach but Masatoshi’s class is alot harder than Gregory’s.
Tamara de LempickaShe was a Polish Art Deco painter and the ﬁrs ﬁrst women artist to be a glamour star. Most of her paintings where nude portraits and she became a stronger painter when her husband couldn’t ﬁnd a stable job to support her and the kids
Tamara de Lempicka Koukla Carolyn In both of these paintings both painters painted or drew aﬂower with great details. Mrs. Lempicka painting is very busy as for Mrs. Carolyn is very plain.
PicassoWas a spanish painter and a sculptorwho is best known as a co-founder of the Cubist movement.