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Harlem Renaissance intellectuals. US author Langston Hughes and friends at a party held in Hughes' honour in 1924. From left to right: US poet, social activist, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes (1902-1967), US sociologist Charles S. Johnson (1893-1956), US sociologist E. Franklin Frazier (1894-1962), US physician Rudolph Fisher (1897-1934), and US civil rights activist, lawyer and politician Hubert Thomas Delaney (1901-1990). The Harlem Renaissance was a period of social and artistic expression, and intellectual and cultural discourse, centred on Harlem in New York in the 1920s. Photographed on the roof of 580 St Nicholas Avenue, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA.
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