How can a voice be heard?

Background & Overview

Ellis Wilson:: A very good collection of HR Links

Harlem: 1900-1940: A very good online exhibit.

Drop Me Off in Harlem: : A terrific site by the Kennedy Center

African-American Odyssey:: A chronicle of the African American experience, by the Library of Congress.

HR: Multimedia Resource: An excellent, engaging site that teaches you a lot!

Perspectives in American Literature: Contains a timeline and links to authors

PBS Newshour: A very informative site on the movement

Jazz Age Culture: This is THE place to go to find info on all facets of the HR.

Music Dedicated to the Jazz Greats of the Era

Jazz: A very good piece by Ken Burns

20's fashion and music: An overview of the era.

When the Negro was in Vogue: Reflections by Langston Hughes and Wallace Thurman

Songs of the Soul: A well-written piece on the era - you feel like you're there.

Fiction & Poetry

The Harlem Renaissance A bit flashy, but it has some good info on some writers and poets.

HR Poetry: Links, along with downloadable and printable items

Poetry Foundation: A great site, with information about 8 HR poets

Harlem Writers: From, a good overview.

African American Book Club: Info on four key writers

HR Writer Guide: Downloadable pdfs on a number of writers

Visual Art

Rhapsodies in Black A beautiful site dedicated to the art and artists of the era.

Artlex: Some very good examples from the era

Eyecon Art: Great examples of art and some background...

HR Art Video: Posted on Youtube, this is a 7 minute overview of the art of the period.

Art Focus: From PBS, some good information.

ArtCyclopedia: Good site - with links to individual artists and images