Johnson, Dolores; Schomp, Virginia
January 2008
Drama of African-American History: Group 2;2008, p21
Book Chapter
Chapter 2 of the book "The Harlem Renaissance," by Dolores Johnson and Virginia Schomp is presented. It explores the growth of Harlem community in the U.S. and the struggle by African Americans to erase the stereotypes imposed by whites on black people as lazy, ignorant, and inferior. It highlights the promotion of the Negro Movement or Harlem Renaissance for the creative works of African American intellectuals, such as W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, and Alain Locke.


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