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Born in Jacksonville, FL
Johnson
ordained as a minister
johnson
worked as a teacher
Johnson
admitted to the bar
johnson
appointed consul in venezuela and Nicaragua
johnson
wrote songs and light opera
johnson
Gods trombones
johnson
"the creation"
johnson
"go down, death"
johnson
Many rural images
johnson
poems tnd to be mini sermons
johnson
Born in New York city
Cullen
Son of a methodist minister
Cullen
began writing poetry at the age of 14
Cullen
Studied at New York University, graduated in 1923
Cullen
Earned a masters degree at Harvard
Cullen
Remembered as a lyric poet
Cullen
Highly influenced by Keats and Shelley
Cullen
Unlike Highes and Mckay, lacked the background to comment from personal experience on the common themes of black poets
Cullen
Color
Cullen
Copper sun
Cullen
The Ballad of the borwn girl
Cullen
The black christ and other poems
Cullen
The Medea and some other poems
Cullen
On there i stand an anthology of the best poems
Cullen
My souls high song
Cullen
One Way to heaven
Cullen
The last zoo- childrens stories
Cullen
My lives and how i lost them- childrens stories
Cullen
St. Louis Woman
Cullen
Spent her shildhood in Eatonville
Hurston
Studied at Howard Univ.
Hurston
Moved to New York City in 1925
Hurston
Recognized as a writer who portrayed her own cultual heritage
Hurston
Attended graduate school at colombia Univ.
Hurston
Second career- folklorist
Hurston
Forgotten until research by Alice Walker brought her into prominence in the mid- seventies
Hurston
Jonas gourd vine
Hurston
Mules and men(short story collection)
Hurston
Their eyes were watching god
Hurston
Dust tracks on a road
Hurston
Tell me horse(shot story collection)
Hurston
zmoses, man of the mountain
Hurston
born on Feb.1, 1902 in Joplin, MO
Hughes
began writing poetry in high school
Hughes
Enrolled in Colombia Univ. in NYC, left school because he was lonely
Hughes
Wored in a variet of jobs;sailed the globe on cargo ships and traveled to africa
Hughes
Returned to school at Lincoln Univ. and recieved his BA
Hughes
Discovered by Vichel Lindsey
Hughes
Became a prominent figure in the Harlem renaissance
Hughes
traveled extensively to promote his own poetry and to encourage other young black writers
Hughes
montage of a Dream Deferred
Hughes
"The Negro speaks of rivers"
Hughes
The weary blues
Hughes
The dream keeper
Hughes
fields of wonder
Hughes
Born in Sunny Ville, Jamaica
McKay
Began writing poetry at the age of ten
McKay
immigrated to US in 1912
McKay
Enrolled at Tuskagee institute to study agronomy
McKay
Transferred to Kansas city college
McKay
returned to Jamaica, attained only menial employment
McKay
Editor of the liberator, a socialist publication
McKay
Best remembered for his sonnets
McKay
acknowledged by Winston Churchill during WWII- "if we must die"
Mckay
lived in Enland in 1919- 1921 then returned to US
McKay
Became a US citizen in 1940
McKay
The tropics in New York
McKay
Harlem Shadows
McKay
AMERICA
McKay
If we must die
McKay
The barrier
McKay