Harlem Renaissance Influence

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The Harlem Renaissance was a black literary and art movement that began in Harlem, New York. Migrants from the South came to Harlem with new ideas and a new type of music called Jazz. Harlem welcomed many African Americans who were talented. Writers in the Harlem Renaissance had separated themselves from the isolated white writers which made up the “lost generation” The formation of a new African American cultural identity is what made the Harlem Renaissance and the Lost Generation unique in American culture because it influenced white literacy and it was a sense of freedom for African Americans. The Harlem Renaissance led to movements that supported the cultural differences of African Americans. This movement was formed and led by Alain Locke which was the first Rhodes Scholar. The movement was called the New Negro which encouraged racial equality by celebrating the cultural gifts African Americans bring. According to Tindall & Shi…show more content…
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