Black Culture and the Harlem Renaissance
Harlem symbolized the urbanization of black America in the 1920s and 1930s. Home to the largest concentration of African Americans who settled outside the South, it spawned the literary and artistic movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. its writers were in the vanguard of an attempt to come to terms with black urbanization. They lived it and wrote about it.
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Chapter 1 The Social and Political Background
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