Harlem: A Poem by Walter Dean Myers Harlem is a poem about African American history and culture in the U.S. It provides readers with information about major events and contributions of African Americans, with emphasis on the Harlem Renaissance.
This compelling sculpture, titled 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' was designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for the 1939 World's Fair. It stood 16 feet tall. A temporary installation, it was unfortunately destroyed after the close of the fair.