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The Harlem Renaissance's cultural explosion, in photographs

Clip: 07/22/2019 | 4m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

At the turn of the last century, African Americans from across the country flooded New York City’s Harlem, leading to an explosion of books, poetry and music that is now collectively known as the Harlem Renaissance. A photography exhibit currently on display traces the history of one of the nation’s most recognized neighborhoods as it continues to evolve. Special correspondent Jared Bowen reports.

Aired: 07/22/19

Rating: NR

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