The Harlem Renaissance

Amairani Mendez

What is the Harlem Renassince?

The Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic time that took place in Harlem between the end of World War I and the middle of the 1930s. During this period Harlem was a cultural center, drawing black writers, artists, musicians, photographers, poets, and scholars.

How did music, art, and literature of the 1920s express the beliefs and challenges of the times?

The music, art, and literature in the 1920s express the beliefs and challenges of the time by making the African-Americans to be more confident, meaning that there were free expressing how they enjoy life. Music, art, and literature made them happy, pretty much make them unique in the style and taste. Is really interesting their culture is amazing. Even though is challenges since that affect by staring the Great Depression.

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