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Zora Neale Hurston's Hometown Legacy | The New York Times

Zora Neale Hurston

A Literary Biography<p>Awards and Recognition:<p>Winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award in Biography. Winner of the Rembert W. Patrick Memorial …

An Archive for Virtual Harlem: Music from the Harlem Renaissance

The music of the Harlem Renaissance has its roots in jazz. Jazz is considered a musical language of communication and was the first indigenous …

Musicians

Billie Holiday(Lady Day) (1915-1959)<p>During the 1950’s Billie Holiday rose as a social phenomenon. Born Eleanora Fagan grew up in Baltimore. As a …

Famous Harlem Renaissance People

Harlem Renaissance<p>During the early 20th century, African-American poets, musicians, actors, artists and intellectuals moved to Harlem in New York …

The Harlem Renaissance

46e. The Harlem Renaissance<p>The Savoy Ballroom in Harlem in 1926 was The Place and Lindy Hop was The Dance!<p>It was time for a cultural celebration. …

"Our History in Black" Langston Hughes

Poetry by Langston Hughes - The Weary Blues

Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Crash Course Literature 215

“Those that don’t got it, can’t show it. Those that got it, can’t hide it.” ― Zora Neale Hurston

“Those that don’t got it, can’t show it. Those that got it, can’t hide it.” ― Zora Neale Hurston<p>Happy Birthday, Zora!

When Black Writers Were Public Enemy No. 1

Decades before today’s tensions between black communities and the police, J. Edgar Hoover’s ghostreaders targeted literary legends as dangerous dissidents.<p>As the textbooks tell it, 1922 was the <i>annus mirabilis</i>—the “wonderful year” of modernist literature in English. James Joyce’s <i>Ulysses</i>, the novel …

The Birth of the Harlem Renaissance: History & Timeline

Cite<p>Great Days in Harlem<p>The birth of the Harlem Renaissance<p>by Beth Rowen & Borgna Brunner<p>Related Links<p>Black History Month<br>• Black History …