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who are some interesting people i can write about from the Harlem Renaissance?

i have to research and write about someone from the HR and the only person i can find to do is Langston and i dont want to write about him... any help?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I did do Langston Hughes for a Research Paper last year, so he will always be one of my favorites, but here is a list from Wikipedia. Farther down on the list are some great performers, like Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Have fun!

    James Weldon Johnson, diplomat, songwriter, attorney, journalist, writer, and educator

    Marcus Garvey, activist, publisher

    Zora Neale Hurston, novelist, anthropologist

    Nella Larsen, novelist

    Langston Hughes, poet, playwright

    Jessie Fauset, editor, poet, essayist and novelist

    Countee Cullen, poet

    Claude McKay, poet, novelist

    Arna Bontemps, poet

    Richard Bruce Nugent, essayist, artist

    Jean Toomer, writer, poet

    Gwendolyn Bennett, writer

    Rudolph Fisher, writer

    Angelina Weld Grimke, poet, writer

    Ann Lane Petry, writer

    Dorothy West, writer

    Walter White, writer, activist

    Eric Walrond, writer

    Sterling Brown, writer, poet, teacher

    Richard Wright, writer

    Anne Spencer, poet

    James Latimer Allen

    Henry Bannarn

    Richmond Barthé

    Romare Bearden

    John T. Biggers

    Edward Burra

    Beauford Delaney

    Aaron Douglas

    Palmer Hayden

    Sargent Claude Johnson

    William H. Johnson

    Lois Mailou Jones

    Jacob Lawrence

    Archibald Motley

    Horace Pippin

    Nancy Elizabeth Prophet

    Augusta Savage

    Ellis Wilson

    Hale Woodruff

    James Van Der Zee

    Carl Van Vechten

    Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

    Roy DeCarava

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Louis Armstrong

    Duke Ellington

    Pops Foster

    Fletcher Henderson

    Luis Russell

    Ethel Waters

    Paul Robeson

    Charles S. Gilpin

    Bessie Smith

    James P. Johnson

    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

    W.C. Handy

    Eubie Blake

    Florence Mills

    Rose McClendon

    Ma Rainey

    Fats Waller

    Jelly Roll Morton

    James Reese Europe

    Josephine Baker

    Gladys Bentley

    Noble Sissle

    Oscar Michaux

    Tim Moore

    Adelaide Hall

  • 1 decade ago

    Langston Hughes, Charles W. Chesnutt, Claude McKay, and James Weldon Johnson- writers

    Hale Woodruff, Palmer Hayden, Edward Burra, Jacob Lawrence, John T. Biggers, Loïs Mailou Jones, and William H. Johnson-artists

  • 1 decade ago

    zora neale hurston and langston hughes are both really great

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