Langston Hughes American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Prominent figure during the
Langston Hughes (American) poet,social activist, novelist, play write and columnist Part of the Harlem Renaissance Movement He portrayed the real lives of blacks in the lower social economic strata. He coined the term "Black Is Beautiful" .
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Two men dancing, Harlem, According to George Chauncey’s eponymous Gay New York, the Harlem Renaissance of the provided an opportunity for gay men to create their own social and cultural spaces within the burgeoning nightlife in the neighborhood.
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Zora Neale Hurston ♫ "I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions." --- Letter from Zora Neale Hurston to Countee Cullen
Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen, born Nellie Walker, was an American novelist of the Harlem Renaissance. First working as a nurse and a librarian, she published two novels—Quicksand and Passing —and a few short stories