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Fine Arts of the Harlem Renaissance
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded, and W.E.B. du Bois becomes editor of their monthly magazine, Crisis
February 9, 1909
Sixty black Americans are known to have been lynched in 1911.
May 2, 1911
This highly decorated Infantry contained all African-American soldiers. The heroes returned home to a great welcome in Harlem.
January 1, 1919
Chiefly literary, the Renaissance included the visual arts but excluded jazz, despite its parallel emergence as a black art form.
February 27, 1920
Harlem Renaissance was a significant movement in African American literature and other arts during the 1920’s .
June 20, 1920
The Boston Public Library has an exhibition of African-American visual arts and literature
February 4, 1922
Sargent Johnson has an exhibit of his paintings at the San Francisco Art Association
October 7, 1925
The first annual art exhibition for African-American artwork was held by the Harmon Foundation.
January 1, 1926
The most memorable social event of the Harlem Renaissance was the marriage between a poet and his wife.
April 1, 1928
A riot that occurred in the Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem on March 19–20, 1935. Lino Rivera.
March 19, 1930
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