Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance: The Dream Will Not Be Deferred

Maybe when you think of the '20s all you see are long cigarettes, fringe, and flappers, but it was a time fraught with rampant racism and severe economic depression. Despite (and perhaps because of) the conditions, the Harlem Renaissance emerged — a period of cultural and intellectual flourishing in which the Black experience in America was brought forward, and the emergent literary, artistic, and social responses laid the groundwork for the Civil Rights Era.

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