THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

By: Drake, Abby

W.E.B. DuBois

  • Been a leading voice in the African American community for many years.
  • He helped found the NAACP.
  • Magazine was the Crisis
  • Major outlet for African American writing and poetry

Marcus Garvey


  • Through his Universal Negro Improvement Association, or UNIA promoted self-reliance for African Americans.
  • He believed that the African Americans could and should look out for there own interest with out involvement from whites.
  • There relationship was like Bad
  • He went to prison in 1925 because he was charged for male fraud.
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Marcus Garvey

Art Work, Writers, & Musicians

We learned that in the Harlem Renaissance that not everyone had it great, but most African Americans were able to showcase their many talents while differentiating themselves from their white counterparts. The Renaissance forced people of many cultures to look prejudice and radical bias, and to question the people that were evident.