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Black History Month | Harlem Renaissance


The Harlem Renaissance was an artistic movement that spanned the 1920s, a period that saw a tremendous outpouring of black cultural expression. Read more about the Harlem Renaissance on Wikipedia. Harlem Renaissance - Nathan Irvin Huggins (ebook): "a milestone in the study of African-American life and culture." Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance - Aberjhani; Sandra West; Clement Alexander Price - In the Libary: PS153.N5 A24 - Ref 2nd Fl. Other resources:
  • Authors of the Harlem Renaissance: Listing of author bios and some texts available through the database: Literature Online. Click "Authors" on the upper left side, and (on the next screen) next to the Literary Movement box, click "select from a list," and choose "Harlem Renaissance, ca.1920-1939"
  • Black Thought & Culture: Database "contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans."
  • Harlem Renaissance Timeline: Details about "high spots" during this time period, along with a glossary of terms and influential figures.