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Black History Month 2016, Harlem Renaissance

February 22, 2016

Watch today's video (especially you 8th graders studying this time period!) and answer today's questions below:


1. What time period did the Harlem Renaissance happen in?

2. Which World War helped the spur the movement of Black Americans to northern cities?

3. The Harlem Renaissance began to fade after what devastating financial crisis?

BONUS: Name any of the writers discussed in this short film.