20.2- The Harlem Renaissance


W.E.B. DuBois

William Edward Burgharl W.E.B DuBios was an ameriacan sociologist, historian, civil right actist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachussetts. du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integranted community. W.E.B.Du Bois wrote some nonfiction before, during, and after the Renaissance that helped shape some of the political throught, such as his The Souls Of Black folk.
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Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvery. Jr ONH was a jamaica polirical leader, publisher, journalist entreprenur, and orator who was a stauch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan_Africans movement, to which end he founded the Universal negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. W.E.B. DuBois and Mercury Garvery approached the civil rights movement of their with almost perfecly opposing strategies.
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At Work Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas May 26, 1899 February 3 1979 was an African American paiter and a major fijure in the Harlem Renaissance. Aron Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, to Aaron and Elizabeth Douglas. Aaron Douglas is a painter. Douglas the pioneering africanits desing in his work which caught the attention of Atlan Locke, who later called Douglas.
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James weldon

James Weldon son of Helen Louise Dillet and James Johnson, James Weldon was born in Jacksonville, Fllorida, on 12th June 1871 Young Johnson received his peliminary education from his mother and later on, was sent to Edwin M. He work on activist-stands aa an icon in the cultural heritage of american's black cummunity. He become a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s publishing many memorable works, notably a collection of poems entitled God;s trombones.
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