The Harlem Renaissance was a movement by African Americans in the ideals of literature

The Harlem Renaissance was a movement by African Americans in the ideals of literature

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Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance A Form of Cultural Opposition [Type the author name] 9/11/2007 1
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Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro Movement or the New Negro Renaissance, was a development by African Americans in the ideals of literature, art, and music that flourished between the 1920s and 1930s and highlighted the freedom of African American expression. It was also a form of cultural opposition or resistance of dominant values by changing the normal views of African American culture from the once oppressed idea that blacks are ignorant or worthless to a more reformed and intelligent group of people that have the power to make a difference and change the world. One of the major causes of the Harlem Renaissance was due to the Great Migration after the Civil War, which directed many African Americans from the southern region of the United States to the northern area. Especially flourishing with African Americans was Harlem in New York, hence why it received the name. Led
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This essay was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course AAS 2320 taught by Professor Poindexter-sylvers during the Fall '06 term at University of Houston.

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