These two volumes of writings represent Johnson's experiences as one of black America's premier civil rights statesmen, and leader, participant, and historian of the Black Literary Movement of the 1920s.... in New York City on Thursday evening, May 14, 1931, to honor James Weldon Johnson for his fourteen years of service. ... In reviewing the tributes, I was particularly caught by the historian and literary critic Carl Van Dorena#39;s praise of the ... Presented here are essays and poems written by Johnson as a college student that document his emergence and ... 2 Some historians write that Johnsona#39;s most significant contribution to his race was more effectively expressed in creative writing.
|Title||:||The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays|
|Author||:||James Weldon Johnson, Sondra K. Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 1995|