Study Guide

Having Our Say Part V, Introduction

By Sarah and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth

Part V, Introduction

  • During the 1920's and '30s, Harlem becomes the epicenter of an artistic and cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Harlem has two distinct sides to it: the freewheeling partying of the Jazz Age and the respectful church-going of conservative families.