Harlem Renaissance

Collection by Herb Harris


Art and culture inspired by the Harlem Renaissance

Herb Harris
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Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance was a great African-American cultural movement defined by artists like Zora Neale Hurston in the 1920s and 1920s.

Harlem Renaissance intellectual and jazz poetry pioneer Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (1902-1967). Playwright, novelist, and poet who due to his African American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920's.

1978 – PRESENT BLACK HERITAGE African-American leaders, inventors, activists, sports figures, and culture-shapers whose lives changed history.

James Weldon Johnson (Lift Every Voice and Sing)

Nora Douglas Holt - American musician and singer who composed over 200 pieces. In 1918 she was the first African American woman to earn her master’s from Chicago Musical College. The photo is by an unidentified photographer


Harlem Renaissance…1920’s

Portrait of Langston Hughes as a young man. Photo by James L. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, New York Public Library.

Langston Hughes' born Feb. 1, 1902. "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?"

African american history facts harlem renaissance 37 ideas for 2019

Octavia E. Butler - Thank you for being a mirror through which a young black person could see a real and possible future as an artist in this world. Great Quotes, Quotes To Live By, Inspirational Quotes, Motivational, Butler, Black Children's Books, Parable Of The Talents, Writer Quotes, Quotable Quotes

African-Americans who have made a difference

See photos of African-Americans who have made a difference