Ask Mr. Donn
The Roaring 20s
How were race relations affected during the 20s?
Race relations in the cities underwent a revisal. African Americans, Orientals, and other ethnic minorities had good jobs and thus money to spend. With this increased prosperity, people came in contact with other races religions, creeds and ethnicities through social events and in other activities. This contact eased and lessened hostilities. The Harlem Renaissance was one of the symbols of this easing. However, race relations in the south, west, and countryside saw little or no change. The Roaring 20s