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Fifty Years & Other Poems

by James Weldon Johnson

Fifty years of history, culture, and experience are captured in these poems by James Weldon Johnson, a pioneering African American writer and activist. Fifty Years & Other Poems is a collection of poems that spans Johnson's entire career, from his early days as a student at Atlanta University to his later years as a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. The poems explore a wide range of topics, including race, identity, love, loss, and hope. The poems in Fifty Years & Other Poems are both lyrical and powerful. They offer a unique glimpse into the life and experiences of an African American man in the early 20th century. The collection is a must-read for anyone interested in African American literature or American history.

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Language

English

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English

Published In

1917

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James Weldon Johnson was an American writer and civil rights activist. He was married to civil rights activist Grace Nail Johnson. Johnson was a leader of the National Associa...

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