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James Weldon Johnson, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote "they were sober-minded, had a genius for business enterprise, and that one-third of the city's Negro professionals, physicians, dentists, and lawyers were foreign born. These two populations of African Americans moving into Harlem during the 's influenced education in the kind of leadership that emerged.
Unaccustomed to the intensity of racial hostility and harassment in America, the West Indian cultural values that emphasized education, hard work, and saving led many into professional employment and made others political radicals. During the Harlem Renaissance, in spite of the paucity of library services throughout the nation, highly trained articulate scholars had emerged and were writing books, contributing articles to learned journals, and were starting scholarly journals.
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Carter G. Woodson, educator, had as early as established the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and began publishing the Journal of Negro History, which continues today. Charles H. Thompson, began editing the Journal of Negro Education, published at Howard University in , and its yearbook in succeeding years became one of the most significant sources of information about various aspects of African American life.
The Harlem Renaissance, through its journals, books, essays, critiques, movies, art, music became a powerful teaching tool during the Harlem Renaissance. Philip Randolph, and Opportunity, edited by Charles Johnson for the National Urban League, all served as educational resources representing diverse interests for the improvement of life for African Americans. Against this backdrop, the public library system took on major significance in the spread of this literary and artistic movement in New York.
It continued to be a support institution providing publicity and exposure to artists and writers alike. Private institutions and patrons also played important roles in education during the Harlem Renaissance. He began his education in a primary school in San Juan, where he studied reading, penmanship, sacred history, church history, arithmetic, Spanish grammar, history, agriculture and commerce. Arturo's fifth-grade teacher is said to have told him that "Black people have no history, no heroes, no great moments.
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Arturo Schomburg would look everywhere for books by and about African people. He also collected letters, manuscripts, prints, playbills and paintings. He was especially proud of his collection of Benjamin Banneker's Almanacs. In fact, his library contained many rare and unusual items from all over the world.
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Among the films that recount the legacy of that violence, the work of African-American writer-director Barry Jenkins stands apart. His screenplays embed history in characters and their destinies, ennobling them in the process. Jenkins, not unlike John Ford, realizes that the sweep of history is best understood through the depiction of men and women whose lives assume tragic dimensions.
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Fonny is an artist, and Tish works at a department store perfume counter. Her recounting of her afternoon visit with Fonny is depicted in a scene at the jail in which she confesses that she is pregnant. It is a very delicate balance, almost tightrope, but it was something that Baldwin carried off masterfully in the novel.
It was a great challenge as a visual storyteller to do the same thing.