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2024 Arts Theme: Harlem Renaissance Tote

2024 Arts Theme: Harlem Renaissance Tote

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Introducing our new ASALH African Americans and the Arts Theme Merch: Colorful Totes featuring iconic black creatives of the Harlem Renaissance. This BLUE tote features African Americans Artists Billie Holiday (Jazz Singer, 1915-1959) and Richard Wright (Author, 1908-1960).

• 100% Polyester
• Boxed corners
• Black inner stitching, transparent thread on hems.
• Black cotton handles
• With non-woven laminate inside
• Assembled in the USA from globally sourced parts

Height, in 16.00
Length, in 15.00
Width, in 3.46
Handle height, in 14.00
Handle width, in 1.00


Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan, emerged as one of the most iconic jazz singers of the 20th century, leaving an indelible mark on both music and the fight for civil rights. With her distinctive voice and emotional delivery, she became renowned for her renditions of jazz standards such as "Strange Fruit" and "God Bless the Child." Beyond her musical talent, Holiday courageously used her platform to address racial injustices, notably through her haunting rendition of "Strange Fruit," a protest song against lynching. Despite facing personal struggles and societal prejudice, she persevered, becoming a symbol of resilience and empowerment for generations to come. Billie Holiday's contributions not only enriched the world of music but also stood as a testament to the strength and resilience of Black individuals in the face of adversity, cementing her legacy in Black history.
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