“Harlem” by Langston Hughes
I am a bit infatuated with the Harlem Renaissance writers for their skill and audacity. It’s really great that in the face of adversity, these writers were committing to paper some extremely influential work that was also politically-minded and creative.
The Harlem Renaissance was a period between 1910 and the mid-1930s that saw a large amount of Blacks generating art from Harlem in New York City.
Today we review posts that celebrate Black voices for Black History Month. Join us to learn more!
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Today we look at a Bildungsroman and some examples from literature and film. Join us to learn more!
Today, we are looking at a quote from Claude McKay about individuality. Join us to learn more!
Today we celebrate the 4th of July by reading Claude McKay’s “America.” Please join us!
Today we look at Richard Wright, author of “Black Boy.”
Maya Angelou is an extremely well known and successful writer (even if critics slam her poetry for being “samey”), and she has also contributed a huge amount to literary history with her engaging, heart-wrenching stories and verse about the black experience.