The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance


HarlemRen Do Now and PPT notes.doc

The Harlem Renaissance Slides Introduction

The History Channel: A Brief Introduction to the Movement:


Harlem Renaissance Immersion Free-Write: HR musicians.doc

  1. "Freddie Freeloader" by Miles Davis
  2. Ah-Leu-Cha" by Miles Davis
  3. "Acknowledgment" by John Coltrane
  4. "Sweet and Lovely" by Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane
  5. "Minor Swing" by Django Reinhardt
  6. "Cross Road Blues" by Robert Johnson
  7. "Ramblin' on My Mind" by Robert Johnson

"Strange Fruit"

Strange Fruit Do Now.doc

Strange Fruit DO Now follow up.docx

Learn "The Charleston":


Listen to and read Wintley Phipp's reading of Go Down, Death - by James Weldon Johnson.



Packet: Harlem Ren Poetry Pack.docx

Interview with Langston Hughes:

Kanye West "Heard 'Em Say"

Race and gender segregation in a modern PA school?

The impact of the Harlem Renaissance:

philosophy.docx             religion.pdf         US History article.docx

Wormser article.docx     politics.docx       ART.docx

Note on Pronunciation: In a letter to the Chicago Sunday Evening Club dated Jan. 20, 1939 (cited in David Levering Lewis W.E.B. DuBois, Biography of a Race, p. 11), Du Bois wrote that "The pronunciation of my name is Due Boyss, with the accent on the last syllable."

Complete the GIST sheet for your article: Gist.docx

Read about the virtual Harlem Renaissance!

Close Reading Poetry Analysis:

Go Down, Death.docx
Strange Fruit.docx
I Too Sing America.docx
A Dream Deferred.docx

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