20.2-The Harlem Renaissance

By: Montiaz Brown

W.E.B. DuBois

Leading voice in African American community

Helped to found the NAACP- help African Americans

Editor of The Crisis

Helped promote a great African American arts movement in NYC in 1920s

Marcus Garvey

He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association UNIA

Garvey wanted them to fully pull away from the whites

He highly critical of W.E.B. DuBois and his organization

He was arrested for mail fraud and forced to leave the country

Art work

Aaron Douglas

Idylls of the Deep South

Exemplified the New Negro philosophy

founded the Art Department at Fisk University and taught for 29 years