Analysis: The Harlem Renaissance

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The Harlem Renaissance was a time period in American History where African Americans played a major role in music and writing. In this time period, African Americans didn't have that many rights and the only desired to express their thoughts and emotions through music. The Harlem Renaissance represented African Americans voice and their definition of equality through artistic and literary creativity was important to them and declare their humanity (1031). Many of the poems produced in The Harlem Renaissance era was based on events that occurred and one can see the difference in the poems based upon the different time periods the poem was written. For example in one of the poems “The Weary Blues” by Langston Hughes, we notice the inspiration