"No great poet has ever been afraid of being himself"
"What is africa to me"
The most important color
Why is it the most important color
Because it is the color of money, what was funding the HR
Four major periodicals of the time:
The crisis, The messenger, The Negro World, and The Opportunity.
Paul Laurence Dunbar wrote:
Sympathy and We wear the mask.
James Weldon Johnson wrote:
My city, the Creation, Lift every voice and sing.
Crisis was connected to
The messenger had ________ ties
The messenger employed several
The Negro World is famous for
international circulation of over 50,000 viewers.
Negro world is edited by
Opportunity is connected with...
the urban league
The opportunity promoted _______ to showcase
WEB believed that an educated black elite should lead blacks to __________ in this country
Randolph and Owens published _______ and are _______
the messenger and they are socialist activists.
Garvey is part of the...
UNIA, and pan african movement
2 Patrons of the HR
A'leila Walker and Carl Van Vechten
A'leila is a...
Black patron who used wealth to promote HR careers of writers and artists. connected to the "dark tower" party site and virtual museum.
Vechten is a...
white male patron that used money and influence to nurture careers of HR writers. also wrote a book with controversial title to publicize HR.
Krigwa Players is famous for...
"For us, by us, near us."
Eugene O'Neill is...
a white playwright, dramtist. "desire under the elms"
dancer, graceful. french resistant fighter in WWII
singer/actress. stereotypical roles.
singer/actor. resisted stereotypes. outspoken and encountered hostility because of unpopular socialistic views.
Alain Locke identified the...
new negro. coined HR. visualized a negro intelligentsia "vibrant with a new psychology"
Claude McKay is famous for
Revolutionary content/quality. ANGRY TEXTS. "Harlem Shadows" "if we must die"
Countee Cullen famous for...
SUBTLE PROTESTS. "for paul laurence dunbar" "for a lady I know"
Zora is a...
novelist, anthropologist and folklorist.
Langston Hughes is famous for...
Jess. B. Simple. Went to columbia university but left to write and travel.
WEB went to...
countee cullen went to
NYU and harvard
Zora went to...
morgan academy, howard, bernard, and columbia.