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The Harlem Renaissance:
A History of African American
Art & Culture

Black art of the Harlem Renaissance inspired scene featuring fashion, jazz, literature, and art.

Monday, February 26, 2024

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: Free

Upon registration
you will receive an event link via email

Long Branch Public Library

Event Description

A panel of professors will delve into the art, literature, and music that defined this transformative era. 

Discover the social conditions that inspired African-American creatives and experience the rhythmic beats that shaped the period. 

This program is presented by university professors:

  • Jonathan McElroy, Ph.D. (Monmouth University)
  • Corey Dzenko, Ph.D. (Monmouth University)
  • Abha Sood, Ph.D. (Monmouth University)

Hettie Williams, Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts Boston)

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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