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Renaissance Women: 12 Female Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance movement in 1920s New York City ushered in an era of immense cultural and creative achievement. Here we highlight twelve women writers of the Harlem Renaissance, who were indeed Renaissance women.

African-American women who had long faced the dual struggle of race and gender found a more welcoming oasis for their talents than ever before. 

At right, Zora! The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Dennis Brindell Fadin and Judith Bloom Fradin, a middle-grade biography of one of the most legendary personalities from the Harlem Renaissance. Read More→


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