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James Weldon Johnson

 
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About the Author

James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)—novelist, poet, lawyer, editor, ethnomusicologist—was also the coauthor (with his brother, J. Rosamond Johnson) of the hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” widely accepted as the “Negro National Anthem.”

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