20.2- The Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

Marcus Garvey


- Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association also known as UNIA.


- During this period, he wanted others to take pride in the African heritage just as he did.


- He had an untrustworthy relationship with W.E.B Dubious, an African american historian. --- Or - rather, Dubious had an untrustworthy relationship with him.


- Dubious had suspicions against Garvey and started investigation with the FBI.


- In 1923, FBI no longer had suspicion, but evidence to charge Garvey with mail fraud. He - -- was put behind bars.


- Four years later, in 1927, Garvey was released from prison and forced to leave the country and his organization. UNIA eventually had taken a downfall and collapsed since Garvey was no longer present.

W.E.B. DuBois







  • W.E.B. DuBois role in the Harlem Renaissance was that worked to end discrimination and the mistreatment of African Americans in the United States of America.
  • The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was a major organization that W.E.B. DuBois helped to find.
  • W.E.B. DuBois was the editor of a magazine calledThe Crisis.
  • The Crisis helped shape the African American arts movement known as the Harlem Renaissance.

Louis Armstrong

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  • The song, What A Wonderful World, is a song about how the world is wonderful (obviously) and how he appreciates how the world is shaped.
  • The song is important because it reminds you that you should appreciate the world for how it looks.

Art

Aaron Douglas (Father of African American Art) (May 26, 1900~February 3, 1979)

-Founded the Art Department at fisk University and taught for 29 years.


- Douglas was known for 2- dimensional black and white paintings.

-Converted figures of conventional African style into geometric objects

Writers






James Welden Johnson

" A Negro Love Song" by James Weldon Johnson. This story is really a poetry about him loving his women. And that he writes about how it feels and expression his feelings toward his women. This poem is important because he talks about how he loving his women and give younger man's some information.

Summary:

Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association also known as UNIA. W.E.B. DuBois role in the Harlem Renaissance was that worked to end discrimination and the mistreatment of African Americans in the United States of America. The song is important because it reminds you that you should appreciate the world for how it looks. Douglas was known for 2- dimensional black and white paintings.