1920’s Era of contradictions

Music crosses over to white audiences never switched

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Unformatted text preview: rt other blacks- black nationalism – flourished bc response to segregation- class tension too – seg might benefit a new AA middle class- there is a little bit of class condesendance- north is opportunity land but tension and segregation last- tension between new southern newcomers as well Outpouring of black tensions through music and wiritng- Langston Hughes and Armstrong- distinctive culture Jazz- race records- AA labels that produce this music- circulated on trains now Whites interested in this too- Go to black and tan clubs- both races- important bridge between the...
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