Jazz, Social Commentary, and the Harlem Renaissance

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Welcome to Hearing Harlem!

Welcome to Hearing Harlem!

The luster of twentieth-century America was seductive. The age of modernity was ushered in by the automobile, motion picture, radio, and transatlantic flight. The mores of the Victorian era were crushed by a Prohibition-induced defiance. The 19th¬†amendment to the Constitution of the United States bestowed