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The Harlem Renaissance
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The Harlem Renaissance focuses on which groups artistic accomplishments?
African Americans in 1920s Harlem New York
What are Jim Crow laws?
laws that separate races
laws forbidding people of different races from marrying. Abolished by the US Supreme Court in 1967
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
A gifted African-American poet, novelist, and playwright, who became one of the foremost interpreters of racial relationships in the United States
separation of the races
putting to death a person by the illegal action of a mob
A style of dance music popular in the 1920s
Black Lives Matter Movement
an international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism toward black people.
The Great Migration
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920
a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change.