Black Racism: The Evolution Of The New Negro Movement

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1. Evolution of Black Aesthetic
At the end of world war two approximately the mid 1920 is the black aesthetic developed as a group initiative. Finally, the Negro was challenged with a new sense of potential for the future. Through art, expression of racial pride was encouraging. This developed a new sense of identity for the African American.

2. Harlem Renaissance In 1910, a group of African Americans bought property on 135th and fifth ave, As world War one progressed many more Negros arrived because the migration from Europe decreased. The war demanded unskilled labor; this brought hundreds of thousands of African Americans to the cities of Chicago, New Your city, Philadelphia, and Cleveland. During this period, Harlem became a global
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“Criteria of Negro Art”
Du Bois addressed the NAACP, and asserts the necessity for art to serve as protest, dispute to enhance the cause of the race.

Critics assert that the New Negro Movement should be free and with the advent of the New Negro Movement, critics asserted that black writing should be free to discard its shared political resolves in support of aesthetic goals. He argued “All art is propaganda,” and this prolongs the position of group inadequacy.Du Bois argues not for constricted literature that bashes the reader with a social meaning but for art that operates on behalf of racial improvement, using "Truth" to endorse “widespread compassion " and " Decency “to produce "understanding and human curiosity." Locke, on the other-hand, calls for art to serve its own ends. Free to choose either group expression or personal expression. Both, of these men wanted the same thing. To stop the perception of black inferiority among black and
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It is sad for this young man, to be afraid to be himself. This is the Mountain, in the way any Negro artist in America, the race that leans to be white and the desire to pour racial individualism into the mold of America standards, and be as less a Negro and as much American as possible.

8. Resistance through poetry
African-American dignity was not controlled to any specific genre within commerce or the arts. The literature like poetry saw the most changes, however. Publishers gave African-American fiction plays, poetry, articles, essays, and works at an extremely high rate. This offered a sincere platform through resistance poetry, which the negro could quickly spread their ideas and lobby for increased rights.

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