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Tag: <span>Harlem renaissance</span>
During the Harlem Renaissance Black people became known for setting trends, defining culture, and innovating art. Black people settled in Harlem as they sought a promised land to escape the violence of the South and usually subtle hostilities of the North. Within this community, Black people would funnel their hopes and miseries into creative art forms that would define a generation and provide inspiration for many more to come.