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James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)

| Johnson's Life and Career--by Herman Beavers | On "The Creation" and God's Trombones | On "O Black and Unknown Bards" | On "The White Witch" | Johnson's 1922 Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry | Excerpts from Johnson's Preface to the 1931 Edition of The Book of American Negro Poetry | A James Weldon Johnson Exhibit | Additional Poems by Johnson | External Links |

Compiled and Prepared by Cary Nelson

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