Presentation on theme: "Topic: The Harlem Renaissance"— Presentation transcript:
1 Topic: The Harlem Renaissance 2/6/1225“Sec Notes”Topic: The Harlem Renaissance
2 Causes and Effects of the Harlem Renaissance Great MigrationNeed to be heard (politically)Emerging educated/middle class supports A.A. art, music, & literatureEmerging white interest in A.A. culture (jazz)EffectsCreation of an African American voiceCelebrationof A.A. culture& lifeHughes, Armstrong, Ellington become American iconsHarlemRenaissance
3 Langston Hughes“HARLEM” What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?