Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance (VHS) (DVD)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Profiles African-American visual artists who contributed to the Harlem Renaissance in New York City during the 1920s and 1930s. Provides historical background and tells of the artists' struggles against racism and segregation. This a recommended resource for Picturing America project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Surveys
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
modern art