Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Characters

Nathan Huggins
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The New Negro

Described by A. Phillip Randolph, this is the person who is willing and able to stand up to an emerging situation in order to give the Negro race a step forward. Randolph cites the fact that some Negroes are being forced into acts of violence because police are unable to maintain control. Randolph says that the members of this new group are not willing to lie down and die. Instead, they hear the "primal law of self-preservation." This person is unwilling to allow a politician to make empty promises and wants a good job for good pay with the opportunity to purchase goods in a common marketplace. This person is mentioned by several authors and is referred to by a variety of names, but all identify this person as necessary.

The Unnamed Woman from Long Black Song

A woman who is alone with her baby and...

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