The Jazz Age
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The Jazz Age and the Harlem Renaissance The decade of the 1920s marked the birth of a new spirit of freedom and liberation in America, with jazz music as its beat, and new dance styles emerging from its syncopations.
In the late 19th century, oppressive race laws and economic hardship for Blacks in the South triggered a mass exodus of formerly enslaved people seeking a better life. It wasn’t easy.