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James Weldon Johnson
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The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays (1995 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195076455
James Weldon Johnson
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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (an African American Heritage Book) (2008 edition), Wilder Publications - ISBN: 9781604592177
James Weldon Johnson
Source/Notes:
The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays (1995 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195076455
James Weldon Johnson
Source/Notes:
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (an African American Heritage Book) (2008 edition), Wilder Publications - ISBN: 9781604592177
James Weldon Johnson
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The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson (2011 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307796868
James Weldon Johnson
Source/Notes:
The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays (1995 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195076455
James Weldon Johnson
Source/Notes:
The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays (1995 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780195076455


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Born: June 17, 1871

Died: June 26, 1938 (aged 67)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, writer, anthropologist, activist

Bio: James Weldon Johnson was an American author, politician, diplomat, critic, journalist, poet, anthologist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, and early civil rights activist. Johnson is remembered best for his leadership within the NAACP, as well as for his writing, which includes novels, poems, and collections of folklore. He was also one of the first African-American professors at New York University.

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