Rebellious girls who shocked society by chopping off their hair, smoking, drinking, and going dancing in nightclubs.
Impacted African American culture by promoting a great arts movement through the New York City African American community in the 1920's. Famous artists and writers of this period include James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston. (Chapter 10, page 304)
Zora Neale Hurston
A female writer during the Harlem Renaissance; she won acclaim in the literary world for her short stories and plays. (Chapter 10, page 302)
A celebrated Harlem Renaissance poet and writer who wrote about "black defiance" or the hope that one day African American people would be on the same level as whites. (Chapter 10, page 305)