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Harlem Renaissance

A period once nicknamed and symbolized as the ‘New Negro in Vogue,’ ‘New Negro,’ or the ‘Harlem Renaissance’ indicated a point where equality in the arts was strived for due to the injustice in every other realm. In wages the South had a significant decrease compared to the north, there was a lack of proper… Read More Harlem Renaissance


Inventing New Selves

A period of stereotypes filled the years following the emancipation of America. In return, blacks began to spiritually free themselves from the past definition into a transformative life; thus the New Negro was coined. Heroism in the arts became a key indication of progress such as the autobiography by Booker T. Washington and photography pieces… Read More Inventing New Selves