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Smith: LA's African American Renaissance of the 1940s - Andrea Gibbons
I enjoyed The Great Black Way, and LA really was amazing in the 1940s. Of course, that doesn’t necessarily mean the awesomeness of the Harlem Renaissance was any less, so my only quibbles are with the taste of implied rivalry. One of the opening sentences of the book that sets the scene: Walled off by … Continue reading Smith: LA’s African American Renaissance of the 1940s →