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Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance to Rediscover and Read

Here are more than a dozen women poets of the Harlem Renaissance, some of whom have been somewhat or largely forgotten —but whose words and lives should continue to be celebrated.  

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s was a fertile decade for African-American creatives of all kinds — writers, musicians, playwrights, and artists. Though like many movements, it was male-dominated, but many women rose to prominence. 

More women writers who made a lasting impact can be found in Renaissance Women: 12 Female Writers of the Harlem Renaissance, some of whom will also appear in the following list. Read More→

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