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1) How did black artists, musicians and writers combine cultural expression with their political beliefs? Which took precedence, art or politics?

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The Harlem Renaissance is a good example of how black artists, musicians and writers combined cultural expression with their political beliefs. The Harlem Renaissance was a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City (1920s and 1930s). Many people who were part of the renaissance, or influenced by it, often tied their work to political issues going on during that period. For example, Langston Hughes, who was a novelist and poet, is famously known as being part of the Harlem Renaissance. His ...

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