Black Identity From Black Pain to Black Pride
By Monique Scott
Black Pain â—?
The harlem Renaissance gave blacks a voice to express their painful experiences dealing with oppression,racism,segregation and the ability to give true accounts of the slave narrative.
“We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Black Pride Many Figures of the Harlem Renaissance chose to use intellect and the production of literature, art and music to challenge racist stereotypes such as the Mammy,the Sambo and the pickaninny, in order to promote progressive and social change.
The Mammy,The Sambo,The Pickenny
“Negro Speaks of Rivers” by Langston Hues