3-24Roaring Twenties - The Roaring Twenties Contemporaries...

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The Roaring Twenties Contemporaries at the call would have called it the “New Era” Ended with the Stock Market Great Migration African Americans recruited to the North for factory jobs. Similar to the one in the 1630s. They establish a life outside of southern society. Seen through the Harlem Renaissance Harlem Renaissance: 1919-1930s: Either they are from the south are or descendants of those from the south. South more entrenched in Jim Crow and segregation. Large group also came from the Caribbean. Came for a better life, change, love. Became Harlem the most famous center of African American life in the United States. Far reaching influence on African American culture and white culture. Exuberant racial pride seen through the New Negro. (A black man/woman who is very intellectual, stylish, and uses their style and sense of themselves to overcome racial stereotypes. Characterized by an overt racial pride that came to be represented in the idea of the NEW NEGRO, who through intellect, the production of literature, art, and music,
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course GHIST 225 taught by Professor H.gelfand during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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3-24Roaring Twenties - The Roaring Twenties Contemporaries...

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