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date: 08 March 2021

Harlem Renaissance. 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Lorraine Elena RosesLorraine Elena Roses

The term “Harlem Renaissance” refers to the cultural vibrancy of Harlem—New York City's largely African American district—during the 1920s and 1930s, the time of an abundant outpouring of African American art, literature, and performing art, as well as a surge of intellectual debate. This cultural movement, which bespeaks the richness of a unique black culture existing in America, was unified by the pride taken by its intellectuals, artists, writers, and performers in their African descent and by the introduction of an array of new motifs into American literature.... ...

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