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Section 4: The Harlem Renaissance

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

The Circle Association's Web Links to the Harlem Renaissance http://www.math.buffalo.edu/ ~sww/ circle/ harlem-ren-sites.html
Links to sites dealing with the Harlem Renaissance and African-American history, art, and culture.

Selected Poetry of Claude McKay (1889–1948) http://eir.library.utoronto.ca/ rpo/ display/ poet220.html
Biography and poems of the Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay.

Marcus Garvey: An Overview http://www.isop.ucla.edu/ africa/ mgpp/
Informative account of Garvey's career. Part of a site devoted to UCLA's Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project.

James Weldon Johnson http://www.poets.org/ poet.php/ prmPID/ 72
Concise biography of the composer of "Lift Every Voice and Sing," a song often known as the black national anthem.

Duke Ellington http://www.dukeellington.com/
Links to biographical information about Duke Ellington, to information about recordings of his works, and to sites dealing with Ellington books, conferences, concerts, and exhibitions.

Voices From the Gaps: Zora Neale Hurston http://www.literaryhistory.com/ 20thC/ Hurston.htm
Links to articles and sites devoted to the career of Zora Neale Hurston.