Essays Tagged: "New Negro"

The Bigger Problem Describes black subjectivity in the urban north through two texts

alization of black subjectivity in the urban North, and to what extent does it depart from the "the New Negro" in Alaine Locke's text?The Bigger ProblemAlain Locke's essay "The New Negro" explains how ... ew Negro" explains how the condition of black people during the Harlem Renaissance is evolving to a New Negro who is independent. Locke tells us that the Old Negro was a stereotype not a human being, ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Brief Summary of the Harlem Renaissance.

Harlem RenaissanceVariously known as the New Negro movement, the New Negro Renaissance, and the Negro Renaissance, the movement emerged towar ... tunities created by World War I. As more and more educated and socially conscious blacks settled in New York's neighborhood of Harlem, it developed into the political and cultural center of black Amer ... oped into the political and cultural center of black America. Equally important, during the 1910s a new political agenda advocating racial equality arose in the African American community, particularl ...

(7 pages) 375 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Critique on The Harlem Renaissance

s still connected spiritually and psychologically to slavery, as well as the life of the urbanized "New Negro," who loses sight of his spiritual heritage because he is too intent on pursuing material ... se of the Harlem Renaissance was the great migration of black Americans to northern cities (such as New York City, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.) between 1919 and 1926. From Slavery to Freedom shows h ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Harlem Renaisance: The Sable, Artistic Evolution

ldly robbing the Harlem Renaissance of its significance. The Harlem Renaissance, also known as the "New Negro Movement", was and, arguably, still is the greatest explosion of black art, literature, mu ... ass African-American families moved from the decaying conditions of previous neighborhoods into the newly built suburb of Harlem. This initiated a northward movement of educated African-Americans and ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The depression period in American Society (The fall of the stock market)

was really going to tell me about its life; I thought it was good thing to do. Reading a book or a newspaper about a period of time in history is something and living throughout that time period is s ... to me as the coin did. Here's the story of the mysterious talking coin:No one (says the coin) ever knew I was a talking con, who could hear, talk, read, and even see what's around me. I had gone to so ...

(9 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analysis and Interpretation of "I, Too Sing America" by Langston Hughes

e politics of the Harlem Renaissance. In analysis of Black poetry Charles S. Johnson wrote that the new racial poetry of the Negro is the expression of something more than experimentation in a new tec ... s the expression of something more than experimentation in a new technique; it marks the birth of a new racial consciousness and self-conception. It is first of all a frank acceptance of race, but the ...

(5 pages) 184 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Why the 1920s in America was considered the "modern era" and "modernism."

e 1920s that qualified this decade as "modern" for America?Second, to expand on those changes, what new issues/events/movements did Americans face in the 1920s? Discuss at least three examples and exp ... an to lend money abroad. At home, the economy expanded. Characteristics that qualified the 1920s as New Age and modern were assembly-line production, mass consumption, easy credit, and advertising. In ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.4 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Adventures of A Talking Coin

was really going to tell me about its life; I thought it was good thing to do. Reading a book or a newspaper about a period of time in history is something and living throughout that time period is s ... to me as the coin did. Here's the story of the mysterious talking coin:No one (says the coin) ever knew I was a talking con, who could hear, talk, read, and even see what's around me. I had gone to so ...

(9 pages) 831 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Alain Locke "The New Negro" Within The Circle

Locke, Alain. "The New Negro." Within the Circle.Ed. Angelyn Mitchel. Durham & London: Duke UP, 1996. 21-31 A ... t indeed the American Negro was not what he had been stereo typed as before, but also that he was a new force in the American political arena. This essay was written in such a way that, save a few tim ... e ideas and feelings inside are all current.In the first part of the essay Locke declares that the "New Negro" has appeared. Although it seems that culturally this happened overnight it was in f ...

(4 pages) 1459 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers