THE BLACK CHICAGO RENAISSANCE

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  1. Isaiah

    Isaiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/iht720032.html

    James Hurt
    Historical Research and Narrative

    There is a geography of American literature, a map of the places where, at one time or another, cultural forces seemed to focus and literature flourished: New England in the 1850s, the Midwest between 1900 and 1915, the South in the 1930s and '40s. African-American literature has such a geography, too, that includes Harlem in the 1920s and the various centers (New York, San Francisco, and the Chicago-Detroit nexus) of the black arts movement of the 1960s. Chicago, from the mid-1950s to the early 1980s, was also the setting for a major efflorescence of African-American writing that in retrospect has come to be called the Black Chicago Renaissance...

    CLICK ADDRESS ABOVE FOR THE FULL ARTICLE.

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  2. twashing

    twashing Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey there Isaiah, thanks for this link. It looks really interesting, but I can't get at it. The link location might have changed.

    /tim
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    I too love to read this but the link not working maybe it has changed
    can you give us another link brutha to this article.
     
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    Yup poor poor link
    Yet there is alot of history
    In the Chicago area
    Alot of what people see
    Is influenced by chicago
    Much love anyway Bruh
     
  5. Isaiah

    Isaiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Here;s the new link, my brothers...

    http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/2000/iht720032.html

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    Oooooooo :) thank you brotha Isaiah :grouphug:

    Recently my uncle and his family who have only been living in Chicago a few years told me they were moving but keeping the house there... he has a BEAUTIFUL and I mean GORGEOUS portrait of Lorraine Hansberry I dont know how he got it but I was thinking about going back to chicago to see them and perhaps get some of his art for my own home LOL
     
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