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Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance.

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Fine Arts - Visual Arts, Social Studies
Length: 00:00:00
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Explore the lives of visual artists who made the Harlem Renaissance one of the 20th century's richest artistic moments. Archival footage, newsreels, and photographs recall the influential force of exhibitions, Harlem's vibrancy in the Roaring Twenties, and significant personalities such as William E. Harmon, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Alain Locke. Watch African-American artists triumph over formidable odds to create lasting beauty.

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