Presentation on theme: "Mr. Long Mr. Colvin Mr. Parsons Mr. Sanders Dr. Bailey"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mr. Long Mr. Colvin Mr. Parsons Mr. Sanders Dr. Bailey Harlem RenaissanceMr. LongMr. ColvinMr. ParsonsMr. SandersDr. Bailey
2 Harlem Time-line1917-Jamaican native Marcus Garvey arrived in Harlem and founded the United Negro Improvement Association, he promoted blacks to come together and join their own nation.1920-James Weldon Johnson became head of the NAACP.1920's-Jazz music caught the U.S In the big way.1930's-Jazz music kept rolling into the 30's and became a huge hit in the African American culture in Harlem1890-Between nearly 2 million African Americans migrated from their southern states up to the north to find a better life and less discrimination.1910-(NAACP) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded.1917-About 12,000 African Americans participated in the Silent Protest Parade, they marched down 5th Ave. in silence protesting violence against blacks.
3 Jazz of Harlem Jazz was the turn of the 1920's! John “Dizzy” Gillespie- Jazz trumpet playerJohn Coltrane- inspired by the Harlem Jazz, became famous later.Duke Ellington- trade marked jazz, real name was Edward Kennedy Ellington.
5 Literature of Harlem3 Famous writers from the Harlem Renaissance are Cootee Cullen, Langston Huges and Claude McKay.Cullen- Lived in New York when he was young. His style was lyrical and had to do with mildly racist themes.Hughes- was born in Missouri and moved to New York. His poems had a wider scope dealing with life of and African American.McKay- traveled to Harlem in 1919 and joined the NAACP. He was deeply affected by the Institutionalized racism.
6 Apollo Theater Location: 253 W. 125th street, NYC Founded: Mid- 1800's by former Civil War General Edward Ferrero