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What was the name for the 1920s African American cultural movement that included literature drama music art and dance?
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what was the name for the 1920s African American cultural movement?
The Harlem Renaissance
Subsequently, question is, what was the artist's intended purpose for the piece above? a. to persuade the whites to change their beliefs. b. to totally and completely end racism. to wake up African-Americans and give them a sense of their place in history.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what was the era of emerging African American artist called?
The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, spanning the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after The New Negro, a 1925 anthology edited by Alain Locke.
How did the Harlem Renaissance help shape African American cultural identity?
Most importantly, the Harlem Renaissance instilled in African Americans across the country a new spirit of self-determination and pride, a new social consciousness, and a new commitment to political activism, all of which would provide a foundation for the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.