Harlem Renaissance

Created By: Alissa Nikole

What was the Harlem Renaissance?

The Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that occurred in Harlem in the middle of the 1930's. During this period Harlem was a cultural center, drawing black writers, artists, musicians, photographers, poets and scholars.

When and Where did the Harlem Renaissance Occur?

The Harlem Renaissance took place in Harlem between the end of World War 1 and the middle of the 1930's.
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Cause of the Harlem renaissance?

The main factors contributing to the development of the Harlem renaissance were African American urban migration, trends toward experimentation through out the country and the rise of radical African American intellectuals.