Harlem Renaissance Timeline

BY: Ahmad Henry

1910

W.E.B du bois is the editor of the NAACP and this association is discovered

1912

An autobiography called Ex Colored Man is published by James Weldon Johnson

1917

Marcus Garvey found the association called the (UNIA)


10,000-15,000 African Americans joined the Silent Protest Parade

1919

The Red Summer begin and race riots happened in Chicago and D.C.

1920

James Weldon Johnson became the head of the (NAACP)

1921

An anti-lynching bill was passed through which became an actually crime

1922

Claude McKay's book Harlem Shadows was published

1923

Cotton Club was Harlem's most largest and greatest cabaret openings