AFRO 201 Lecture Topics 4 & 5 SP09

AFRO 201 Lecture Topics 4 & 5 SP09 - AFRO 201...

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AFRO 201 Introduction to African American Studies Race and Uplift at the Turn of the Century up to the Harlem Renaissance Review Terms & Questions – What You Should Know 1. Study Terms: Talented Tenth, The Tuskegee Machine, Niagara Movement, Black Women’s Club Movement, Springfield Race Riot (1908) Tulsa Race Riot (1921), Great Migration, Birth of Nation & Klu Klux Klan, Marcus Garvey’s UNIA, A. Philip Randolph & Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Alaine Locke & “The New Negro”, Harlem Renaissance – Jessie Faussett, The Crisis , The Opportunity . 2. Why did the so-called “Talented Tenth” of W.E.B. DuBois become increasingly critical of Booker T. Washington’s approach to racial uplift? How did the NAACP and the Black Women’s club movement begin? Why did DuBois argue for African Americans to fight in World War II and what occurred within the military and during the entire 1900 period to disappoint civil rights leaders like DuBois and the larger African American communities? 3. What did Alaine Locke mean by the term “The New Negro” in 1926? What were the political, economic, and cultural factors that led up to the emergence of “The New Negro” and thus to the Harlem Renaissance? How did Marcus Garvey and A. Philip Randolph contribute to the “New Negro” Movement? 4. In your view, is it fair to argue that the movement was essentially a black elitist movement until 1926? Discuss the arguments of W.E.B. DuBois, George Schuyler, and Langston Hughes with regards to the role of Black art. Which, if any, of their arguments do you believe would most likely provide a pathway The Criteria for Negro Art?
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AFRO 201 Lecture Topics 4 & 5 SP09 - AFRO 201...

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