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Who owns the Harlem Renaissance?

Who owns the rights to most of the material, books, and music, and  posters sold to school systems annually to expouse the values of the "Harlem Renaissance"? Are these publishers and distributors as Black as the content?  Do due royalties go to the hires or estates of the folks served up as creative or historic icons?  Or are these source of revenue leeching massive profits away from the community being educated?

This processing of "the New Negro" is still making money .....but for whom?

Not to mention how this nexus of schools, publishers and distributors, which tends to avoid indie Black owned operations, and pimps Black Culture when it comes to the money.

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