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Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance started in the decades immediately following World War I, when huge numbers of African Americans migrated to the industrial North from the economically depressed and agrarian South. 

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Jean Toomer 1894-1967 Harlem Renaissance
Claude McKay 1889-1948 Harlem Renaissance
James Weldon Johnson 1871-1928 Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes 1902-1967 Harlem Renaissance, Jazz Poetry
Countee Cullen 1903-1946 Harlem Renaissance
Sterling A. Brown 1901-1989 Harlem Renaissance
Arna Bontemps Harlem Renaissance