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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Harlem Renaissance(noun)

    a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished


  1. Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke. Though it was centered in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, many French-speaking black writers from African and Caribbean colonies who lived in Paris were also influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance is generally considered to have spanned from about 1919 until the early or mid-1930s. Many of its ideas lived on much longer. The zenith of this "flowering of Negro literature", as James Weldon Johnson preferred to call the Harlem Renaissance, was placed between 1924 and 1929.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harlem renaissance in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harlem renaissance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cathy Harley:

    The influence of his work by Harlem Renaissance artists is evident.

  2. Zinta Aistars:

    ”Aberjhani is also known as author of Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, The Bridge of Silver Wings, and The Wisdom of W.E.B. Dubois. He publishes often in various publications, print and online. His poetry has an intensely intimate courage, the sort we would all wish to have, but too often hold protectively back.”

  3. Clement Alexander Price:

    “We are drawn to the Harlem Renaissance because of the hope for black uplift and interracial interaction and empathy that it embodied and because there is a certain element of romanticism associated with the era’s creativity, its seemingly larger-than-life heroes and heroines, and its most brilliantly lit terrain, Harlem, USA.”

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