The Harlem Renaissance

By Cornell

W.E.B. DuBois

  • He was the voice of his community
  • DuBois helped to find the NAACP
  • He was also the editor of the magazine "The Crisis"
  • He promoted the movement known as the Harlem Renaissance

Bessie Smith

  • A song she made was called "Me and my Gin"
  • The song is about Bessie and her Gin and troubles in her life
  • The song is important because it shows what liquor does to you and how you react