​​-        A cultural, social, and artistic explosion, β€œNew Negro Movement.”

-        Grew out of the changes that had taken place in the African-American community since abolition of slavery.

-        Period of time when African-Americans were encouraged to celebrate their heritage, racial pride, creative expression, and intellectualism.

-        Significant figures included: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Claude Mckay, Zora Neale Hurston, Bessie Smith, Paul Robeson, and Langston Hughes.