i NEEEED harlem renaissance poems websites or anything plz!!!!!!?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Try these sites: www.tesd.k12.pa.us/stoga/dept/Barry/Barry4/lit/Harlem/poetry.html -

    Timeline of the Harlem Renaissance - www.math.buffalo.edu/~sww/circle/harlem-ren-sites.html


    369th Regiment marched up Fifth Avenue to Harlem, February 17.

    First Pan African Congress organized by W.E.B. Du Bois, Paris, February.

    Race riots in Washington, D.C., Chicago, Charleston, Knoxville, Omaha, and elsewhere, June to September.

    Race Relations Commission founded, September.

    Marcus Garvey founded the Black Star Shipping Line.

    Benjamin Brawley published The ***** in Literature and Art in the United States.


    Universal ***** Improvement Association (UNIA) Convention held at Madison Square Garden, August.

    Charles Gilpin starred in Eugene O'Neill, The Emperor Jones, November.

    James Weldon Johnson, first black officer (secretary) of NAACP appointed.

    Claude McKay published Spring in New Hampshire.

    Du Bois's Darkwater is published.

    O'Neill's The Emperor Jones, starring Charles Gilpin, opens at the Provincetown Playhouse.


    Shuffle Along by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, the first musical revue written and performed by African Americans (cast members include Josephine Baker and Florence Mills), opened, May 22, at Broadway's David Belasco Theater.

    Marcus Garvey founded African Orthodox Church, September.

    Second Pan African Congress.

    Colored Players Guild of New York founded.

    Benjamin Brawley published Social History of the American *****.


    First Anti-Lynching legislation approved by House of Representatives.

    Publications of The Book of American ***** Poetry edited by James Weldon Johnson;

    Claude McKay, Harlem Shadows.


    Opportunity: A Journal of ***** Life is founded by the National Urban League, with Charles S. Johnson as its editor.

    National Ethiopian Art Players staged The Chip Woman's Fortune by Willis Richardson, first serious play by a black writer on Broadway, May.

    Claude McKay spoke at the Fourth Congress of the Third International in Moscow, June.

    The Cotton Club opened, Fall.

    Marcus Garvey arrested for mail fraud and sentenced to five years in prison.

    Third Pan African Congress.

    Publication of Jean Toomer's Cane

    Publication of Marcus Garvey, Philosophy and Opinion of Marcus Garvey. 2 vols.


    Civic Club Dinner, sponsored by Opportunity, bringing black writers and white publishers together, March 21. This event is considered the formal launching of of the New ***** movement.

    Jesse Fauset not only edited (from 1919 to 1926) the literary section of The Crisis, she also hosted evening gatherings for the black intellectuals of Harlem: artists, thinkers, writers. Dorothy Randolph Peterson, a teacher and arts patron, used her father's Brooklyn home for literary salons.

    Paul Robeson starred in O'Neill's All God's Chillun Got Wings, May 15.

    Countee Cullen won first prize in the Witter Bynner Poetry Competition.

    Publication of Du Bois, The Gift of Black Folk

    Publication of Jessie Fauset, There is Confusion

    Publication of Marcus Garvey, Aims and Objects for a Solution of the ***** Problem Outlined

    Publication of Walter White, The Fire in the Flint.


    Survey Graphic issue, "Harlem: Mecca of the New *****," edited by Alain Locke and Charles Johnson, devoted entirely to black arts and letters, March.

    In the spring Jean Toomer lectured on Gurdjieff's methods in Harlem. Toomer's appearance and his new attitude toward life and art, were treated with curiosity if not awe. The lectures attracted stars of the Harlem Renaissance including writers Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Wallace Thurman, Nella Larsen, Harold Jackman (a teacher and activist), Rudolph Fisher, Dorothy West (writer), Dorothy Peterson (teacher and arts patron who remained close to Toomer for 10 years), and Aaron Douglass (the painter). Langston Hughes writes in his Gurdjieff in Harlem (a chapter in The Big Sea), "He had an evolved soul and that soul made him feel that nothing mattered, not even writing."

    American ***** Labor Congress held in Chicago, October.

    Opportunity holds its first literary awards dinner; winners include Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Zora Neale Hurston.

    The first Crisis awards ceremony is held at the Renaissance Casino; Countee Cullen wins first prize.

    Publication of Countee Cullen, Color

    Publication of Du Bose Heyward, Porgy

    Publication of James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson, eds. The Book of American ***** Spirituals

    Publication of Alain Locke, The New *****

    Publication of Sherwood Anderson, Dark Laughter (a novel showing Black life).


    Countee Cullen becomes Assistant Editor of Opportunity; begins to write a regular column "The Dark Tower."

    Savoy Ballroom opened in Harlem, March.

    Publication of Wallace Thurman, Fire!!

    Publication of Langston Hughes, The Weary Blues

    Publication of Carl Van Vechten, Tropic Death

    Publication of W. C. Handy, Blues: An Anthology

    Publication of Walter White, Flight.


    In Abraham's Bosom by Paul Green, with an all-black cast, won the Pulitzer Prize, May.

    Ethel Waters first appeared on Broadway, July.

    Marcus Garvey deported.

    Louis Armstrong in Chicago and Duke Ellington in New York began their careers.

    Harlem Globetrotters established.

    Charlotte Mason decides to become a patron of the New *****.

    A'Lelia Walker opens a tearoom salon called "The Dark Tower."

    Publication of Miguel Covarrubias, ***** Drawings

    Publication of Countee Cullen, Ballad of the Brown Girl

    Publication of Countee Cullen Copper Sun

    Publication of Countee Cullen Caroling Dusk

    Publication of Arthur Fauset, For Freedom: A Biographical Story of the American *****

    Publication of Langston Hughes, Fine Clothes to the Jew

    Publication of James Weldon Johnson, God's Trombones: Seven ***** Sermons in Verse

    Publication of James Weldon Johnson The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (reprint of the 1912 edition)

    Publication of Alain Locke and Montgomery T. Gregory, eds. Plays of ***** Life.


    Countee Cullen marries Nina Yolande, daughter of W.E.B. Du Bois, April 9; described as the social event of the decade.

    Publication of Wallace Thurman, Harlem: A Forum of ***** Life

    Publication of Du Bois, The Dark Princess

    Publication of Rudolph Fisher, The Walls of Jericho

    Publication of Nella Larsen, Quicksand

    Publication of Jessie Fauset, Plum Bun

    Publication of Claude McKay, Home to Harlem.


    ***** Experimental Theatre founded, February; ***** art Theatre founded, June; National Colored Players founded, September.

    Wallace Thurman's play Harlem, written with William Jourdan Rapp, opens at the Apollo Theater on Broadway and becomes hugely successful.

    Black Thursday, October 29, Stock Exchange crash.

    Publication of Countee Cullen, The Black Christ and Other Poems

    Publication of Claude McKay, Banjo

    Publication of Nella Larsen, Passing

    Wallace Thurman, The Blacker the Berry

    Source(s): en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlem_Renaissance www.rlc.dcccd.edu/annex/COMM/english/mah8420/HarlemLitpage.htm www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5657 - 28k
  • zoril
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Look up poems by Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou!

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