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Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance started in the decades immediately following World War I, when huge numbers of African Americans migrated to the industrial North from the economically depressed and agrarian South. 

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1894-1967
1902-1973
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Jean Toomer 1894-1967 Harlem Renaissance
Anne Spencer 1882-1975 Harlem Renaissance
Claude McKay 1889-1948 Harlem Renaissance
Georgia Douglas Johnson 1880-1966 Harlem Renaissance
James Weldon Johnson 1871-1938 Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes 1902-1967 Harlem Renaissance, Jazz Poetry
Jessie Redmon Fauset 1882-1961 Harlem Renaissance
Alice Dunbar-Nelson 1875-1935 Harlem Renaissance
Countee Cullen 1903-1946 Harlem Renaissance
Sterling A. Brown 1901-1989 Harlem Renaissance

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