Tag Archives: James Weldon Johnson

“Lift Every Voice:” Juneteenth, 2021

This article on Juneteenth 2021 is the Lead Post on a series of articles on Juneteenth.  Read about Juneteenth 2022 and 2023.   The VIDEO below shows the singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”—the Black national anthem—at this year’s … Continue reading

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Fenton Johnson: Request Denied

The only child of a prosperous Chicago family, Fenton Johnson (1888-1958) spent most of his time pursuing the arts, and later in editing and journalism.  But between 1914 and 1916 he produced three volumes of poetry A Little Dreaming, Visions … Continue reading

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