Leadership and the Humanities Podcast
Episode 17: Prohibition and the Harlem Renaissance
Although we often think of the Civil Rights movement as primarily taking place post-World War II—and many of the major pieces of legislation, the March on Washington, and the activity surrounding the dismantling of Jim Crow, the Montgomery Bus Boycott…
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The following works were used in this podcast:
Blum, Deborah. The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. Reprint Edition. Penguin Books, 2011.
Foundation, Poetry. “An Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance.” Text/html. Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, October 15, 2020. Https://www.poetryfoundation.org/. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/collections/145704/an-introduction-to-the-harlem-renaissance.
———. “Langston Hughes.” Text/html. Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, October 15, 2020. Https://www.poetryfoundation.org/. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/langston-hughes.
“Langston Hughes Biography – Life, Children, Parents, Name, Story, History, School, Mother, Book, Information, Born, College.” Accessed October 16, 2020. https://www.notablebiographies.com/Ho-Jo/Hughes-Langston.html.
Lilleslåtten, Mari. “Everyone loving their jazz was not enough, the Harlem Renaissance wanted to change the perception of black people,” April 20, 2020. https://partner.sciencenorway.no/history-music-politics/everyone-loving-their-jazz-was-not-enough-the-harlem-renaissance-wanted-to-change-the-perception-of-black-people/1673122.
Miller, Jason. “Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on MLK.” The Conversation, 2018. http://theconversation.com/langston-hughes-hidden-influence-on-mlk-91736.
Encyclopedia Britannica. “Prohibition | Definition, History, Eighteenth Amendment, & Repeal.” Accessed October 16, 2020. https://www.britannica.com/event/Prohibition-United-States-history-1920-1933.