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FC: Bessie Smith and Her Role during the Harlem Renaissance | Curator: Chayenne Brown

1: Harlem Renaissance was definitely a major part of United States history as it produced many legends and influenced our lives today. | Introducing... The Harlem Renaissance | During the early and mid 1920s, 30s, and 40s, there was a time when African Americans got a chance to fully express themselves. This took place in Harlem, N.Y. and was known as the Harlem Renaissance. After African Americans began to migrate north, many of them began expressing themselves through art, poetry, music, and literature. The

2: Bessie Smith's childhood was rough because she was born into poverty and her father died soon after her birth. Not only that, but her mother and two of her brothers died by the time she was eight or nine. Her aunt raised her and her siblings. Her childhood influenced her to do her best at everything she did.

3: "Little girls have a magic all their own."

4: "Little Girls are Heavens Flowers"

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Chayenne Brown
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  • Title: Bessie Smith and Her Role in the Harlem Renaissance
  • Bessie Smith was a famous jazz singer during the Harlem Renaissance.
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  • Published: over 4 years ago

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