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Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989)

| About Brown's Life and Career | On "Memphis Blues" | On the Slim Greer Sequence | On "Rent Day Blues" | On "Old Lem" | On "Sharecroppers" | On "Southern Cop" | About Sharecropping | From James Weldon Johnson's Preface to Southern Road | Southern Road and the "New Negro Renaissance"--by James Smethurst | Illustrations to Brown's Southern Road | "Negro Folk Expression: Spirituals, Seculars, Ballads and Work Songs"--An Essay by Sterling Brown | "Stray Notes on Jazz"--An Essay by Sterling Brown | A Photo Dossier on Sharecropping | About Lynching | External Links |

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