Harlem Renaissance

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Research on the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance lasted from the 1920s to the mid-1930s. It was a movement that developed the new cultural identity of the blacks. It involved artistic, literary, and intellectual contributions. "Negro life is seizing its first chances for group expression and self determination" ("Harlem Renaissance").
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Works Cited

"Harlem Renaissance." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2014. <http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/harlem-renaissance>.

"Art of Harlem Renaissance." The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education No. 17 (1997): 41. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.


When my own dreams are deferred they often haunt me. They are all I can think about and my want for them becomes stronger. However, if they are put off for too long I am forced to give up on them. Then, they slowly disappear from my thoughts and I keep on with my life.