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Black Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

noun
1.
a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City.
Also called Black Renaissance.
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Contemporary definitions for Black Renaissance
noun

a fear of robbers or being robbed

Word Origin

Greek harpax 'robber'

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Black Renaissance in Culture

Harlem Renaissance definition


An African-American cultural movement of the 1920s and 1930s, centered in Harlem, that celebrated black traditions, the black voice, and black ways of life. Arna Bontemps, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, and Dorothy West were some of the writers associated with the movement.

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