The Harlem Renaissance


The Harlem Renaissance is a term for the literary, artistic and cultural movement of the 1920’s that took place in Harlem, New York and celebrated the works of many African American novelists, poets, playwrights and musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes and Zora Neil Hurston, to name a few.

Here, educators may browse through selected primary source documents relating to the Harlem Renaissance and get a sense of how such documents might be incorporated into a classroom lesson.


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