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James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and early civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership within the NAACP as well as for his writing, which includes novels, poems, and anthologies. He was also the first African-American professor at New York University. Later in life he was a professor of creative literature and writing at Fisk University.

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The Creation
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The Prodigal Son
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Go Down, Death
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Sonnet
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O Black And Unknown Bards
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The Gift to Sing
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Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey
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Listen, Lord: A Prayer
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The Glory of the Day Was In Her Face
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Ghosts Of The Old Year
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A Mid-Day Dreamer
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An Explanation
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Brothers
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The Color Sergeant
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Prayer At Sunrise
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The White Witch
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The Young Warrior
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Morning, Noon and Night
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A Poet To His Baby Son
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Lazy
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I Hear The Stars Still Singing
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Lift Every Voice and Sing
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Beauty that Is Never Old
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Mother Night
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The Awakening
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