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Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Biographies of Harlem Renaissance Women

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Zora Neale Hurston portrait by Carl Van Vechten

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Below are women who played key roles in the Harlem Renaissance -- some are well-known, and some have been neglected or forgotten. Follow links to biographies and other content where available. Related: History of Women of the Harlem Renaissance: Dreaming in Color and Timeline: African American History and Women, 1920s

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