Lift Every Voice

Historic Movements

Harlem Renaissance

During the 1920s, a period of literary and artistic expression exploded in Harlem, New York, inspiring countless works of great Black literature.

Civil Rights

The Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s–1960s generated literature around the fight for American Blacks to receive the same rights as white citizens.

Black Lives Matter

Today's movement is characterized by fighting back against the mass incarceration, police brutality, and racism that continues to plague society.

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