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Harlem renaissance combined

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Abridged version of several PPTs on the topic

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Harlem renaissance combined

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

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