Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance
Explore this site to learn about Hughes and his role in the Harlem Renaissance. Explore site and read about one or two other Harlem Renaissance poets. How did Hughes and other writers and artists of the Harlem Renaissance change American culture in general? In the Web Links Activity
Log, write a paragraph answering this question. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks.
Promise of Gold Mountain: Tucson’s Chinese Heritage
exhibit from the University of Arizona Library
details the history of the Chinese immigrants
who lived in Tucson. Many of the Chinese who stayed
in America helped to build the railroads, as discussed
in Song’s poem "Heaven." Browse Southern
Pacific Railroad workers and Farming and
small businesses to find out what life was
like for the Chinese. Discuss some of the ways
that the Chinese countered racism and eventually
became active citizens of the Tucson community.