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deannamascle: Spring in New Hampshire by Claude McKay - Poems | Academy of American Poets

pinko_fag: Gonna be adding Marsha and Sylvia, Grace Hutchins and Anna Rochester, Betty Millard, Claude McKay, Edward Carpenter, and Harry Whyte. I don’t wanna add anyone living though, I feel weird about putting them next to dead people.

nonchalantly_: poems, particularly "When April Comes", are verdant and crushing. Claude McKay, in his "If We Must Die" sounds much closer to Robert Weldon Johnson--very much so preacherly. staid, staunch, without lyric; does not conjure images, but marshals them

POETSorg: And we will build a cottage there Beside an open glade, With black-ribbed blue-bells blowing near, And ferns that never fade. —Claude McKay

gallexie5060: If we must die, let it not be like hogs. Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot, While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs, Poem Hunter › claude-mckay Claude McKay - Poet Claude McKay Poems

Four_Godot: "When I have passed away and am forgotten, And no one living can recall my face... may sit him down awhile to ponder Upon the simple words that touch him so." When I Have Passed Away, Claude McKay

KileSmith11: Just sent in Northland to the Santa Fe Desert Chorale Joshua Habermann. 23 Jul premiere. Claude McKay is a poet I've been wanting to set for some time. His fraught immigrant experience yielded beautiful poetry.

collins74hzyn: Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik BGJZ3CC

aliterarybot: Port of seamen's dreams and their nightmares. Port of the bums' delight, the enchanted breakwater. Port of innumerable ships, blowing out, booming in, giving sustenance to worker and boss, peddler and prostitute, pimp and panhandler. —Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille

POETSorg: This morning, I have courage steeled to say I will be lazy, conqueringly still, I will not lose the hours in toil this day. —Claude McKay

MauriceJCasey: This Fleet Street McDonald’s was once the headquarters of the revolutionary Agenda Press. Sylvia Pankhurst, Claude McKay and Erkki Veltheim, a Finnish communist later deported to Soviet Russia, all worked here at some point (at the Press, not the McDonald’s)

dem8z: Letter from Claude McKay to W. E. B. Du Bois

nyamsinc: what are the metaphors in the poem flame heart by claude mckay

SilasLapham: It's getting closer and closer. Just a few more weeks before we head to South France to walk in the footsteps of Claude McKay, James Baldwin, and more. Excited to say the least.

DabSquad_Slank: Birds of Prey - Claude McKay (1919)

gibsonrvjup: Harlem Shadows: The Poems of Claude McKay 7P9DG6A

JudsonCarroll1: Stay, season of calm love and soulful snows! There is a subtle sweetness in the sun, The ripples on the stream's breast gaily run, The wind more boisterously by me blows, And each succeeding day now longer grows. –Claude McKay

platospupil: Stay, season of calm love and soulful snows!   There is a subtle sweetness in the sun,   The ripples on the stream's breast gaily run,   The wind more boisterously by me blows,   And each succeeding day now longer grows.   –Claude McKay (1889–1948), Jamaican-American writer

2ssaintu: Literally was just playin this… I’m SICK of the slander on Pacs pen game man.. they looking for that “lyrical miracle spiritual” shit this that 90s Gil Scott Heron/Claude McKay shit

DalveyG: If We Must Die BY CLAUDE MCKAY If we must die, let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot, While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs, Making their mock at our accursèd lot. If we must die, O let us nobly die, So that our precious blood may not be shed

thelibbiegrant: "The Easter Flower" by Claude McKay

Sterling_OSEP: 1/. In the darkest days of the race riots and lynching, the Russian Revolution had a profound impact on black artists, intellectuals, and militant workers. Writing in 1921, the poet Claude McKay captured one aspect of its influence: For the American Negroes the

ckculitnews: 4th Special broadcast for Black History Month 2023: Perspectives on works by Sheila MURRAY, George Elliott CLARKE, Ian WILLIAMS, and about Claude McKAY. CKCU Literary News - 2023-03-01

gyoung9751: A Prayer - poem by Charles McKay at Kingdon Poets (D.S. Martin)

MotsaZakhele: Swaziland is no longer safe for everyone. Our vehicles are at the mercy of unknown gunmen. Our lives are at the mercy of known government-sponsored hitmen/mercenaries. Each day, I read Claude McKay Poem-"If we Must Die."

lezreadalot: 4 of 5 stars to Harlem Shadows by Claude McKay

aliterarybot: Under the southern sky, I languid lie, And feel the bed about me kindly deep, My strength ooze gently from my hollow bones, My worried brain drift aimlessly to sleep, Life soften to a song of tuneful tones. —Claude McKay, 'French Leave'

apowersb: "Stay, season of calm love and soulful snows! There is a subtle sweetness in the sun, The ripples on the stream’s breast gaily run, The wind more boisterously by me blows," — Claude McKay, To Winter

NYEL1759: "If we must die Let us nobly die..." ~ Claude McKay

benjdutton: 5 of 5 stars to Home to Harlem by Claude McKay

QrstAnon: If We Must Die by Claude McKay | Poetry Foundation

carterzuxz: Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik MKIWG04

DreDaDonX: Really been heavy into the Black classical literature tradition. From Toni Morrison all the way to Claude McKay. It’s just so funny bcuz I first encountered Beloved by Toni when I was a sophomore/19 years old. It was the hardest fiction book I’ve read until-

griefofstones: 20/134 — romance in marseille by claude mckay — 3 ☆

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owlpatrol66: February 19, 2023 – Claude McKay (1889-1948): Futility

owlpatrol66: February 20, 2023: Claude McKay – If We Must Die

Sugar_Super_Ray: Significant figures included: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, Bessie Smith, Paul Roberson, and Langston Hughes.

ProenzaColes: Jessie Redmon Fauset (b. 1882 in New Jersey) was a literary editor, educator, novelist, and mentor to writers like Langston Hughes, Nella Larsen, Claude McKay, and Jean Toomer. She shaped a generation of American literature.

LeftOfBlack: Millennials Are Killing Capitalism: "If We Must Die, Let It Not Be Like Hogs" – Winston James on Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik

legenderifilms: If We Must Die by Claude McKay

MoniqueinParis: On Wednesday, February 8, the American Embassy hosted a Black History Month event at the U.S. Ambassador's residence in Paris. It celebrated the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Claude McKay in France. Read about the event and the film it featured here:

Rubberbandits: Following on from the theme of this weeks episode. A podcast I made last year about the historical ties between Irish revolutionaries and African American/Carribean revolutionaries. Claude McKay, Cyril Briggs, Marcus Garvey and more

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socialistworker: Claude McKay—the Making of a Black Bolshevik review: biography of a poet and revolutionary

socialistworker: Claude McKay—the Making of a Black Bolshevik review: biography of a poet and revolutionary

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ShirtBimbo: I love Claude McKay

OliveOilCorp: Happy Black History Month. Today I am remembering Claude McKay (1890-1948), Jamaican-American writer and poet and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

SavonRodgers: Lucille Clifton, Claude McKay, Etheridge Knight, June Jordan

SilasLapham: In "A Long Way from Home," Claude McKay highlights the importance and power or art to cause us to confront our own reflections.

Danenbarger: A Summary and Analysis of Claude McKay’s ‘America’

shogafilms: QHR: The Music of Congo Cabaret In Home to Harlem, Claude McKay quotes two lines from a 1927 recording by Bessie Smith, “Foolish Man Blues.” The song remains obscure, but it contains a rare direct reference on Bessie’s part (she wrote the song and lyric…

lordofkingz: Claude McKay wrote the revolutionary poem “If We Must Die”. In 1920, the Prohibition began. In 1920 Women would finally get the right to vote. 1920 meant little to nothing to the disenfranchised Negro in the south.

lordofkingz: Though far outnumbered, let us show us brave, And for their thousand blows deal one deathblow! What though before us lies the open grave? Like men we’ll face the murderous, cowardly pack, Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back! -Claude McKay, Harlem Renaissance poet

Sebbal: "If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything." -Claude McKay

POETSorg: Your voice is the color of a robin’s breast, And there’s a sweet sob in it like rain—still rain in the night. —Claude McKay

BeineckeLibrary: The young and evil / by Charles Ford and Parker Tyler. Inscribed by Ford to Claude McKay, "who knows how to walk between day and night." BEIN Za F75 933yb Copy 1: Signed ed., first 50 copies.

BeineckeLibrary: Claude McKay Collection

SilasLapham: I really enjoyed Claude McKay's "A Long Way from Home," and one thing he drives home throughout is that no matter when a system changes prejudice remains. Reminds me of MLK saying whites congratulated themselves following 1964, but they didn't change.

92ndStreetY: Known as the Father of Jamaican Poetry, Claude McKay helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. Visit a local bookshop to learn more about him and take home a gem from his collection of poetry, short stories, biographies and more.

TerenceJSweeney: "In the poem, McKay sees no end to racial violence. Delighting around the mutilated body, little boys dance with glee. They are lynchers in a catechumenate, altar servers at the altar of white supremacy.

Studydotcom: Claude McKay (1889-1948) immigrated to the USA from Jamaica and became one of the great writers & poets of the Harlem Renaissance era. Learn about his life, impact, and famous poems like "America" and "If We Must Die":

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FromSteveHowell: Stumbled on these great murals in a back street in Harlem. The writer Maya Angelou, Puerto Rican nationalist Lolita Lebron, political leader/writer W E B Du Bois, poet Langston Hughes and Jamaican-American writer Claude McKay. That's just a selection - they covered half a block.

Jcanguy: Claude McKay wrote bout this...

DrMMarshallmm: Claude McKay was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

Rhythmtopia: “In the can with race!” cried Bugsy. “A slut is a slut, whether she is pink or blue.” Excerpt from Claude Mckay’s BANJO 1929. In honor of black history month.

writersitetweet: Read my interview of poet Millicent Borges Accardi and find out what it was like to be a young student of Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay's daughter.

BobaCyclist: Not a history book per se but one of my favorite novels is Claude McKay’s Banjo. It’s a picaresque story about the Black diaspora in Marseille during the interwar period.

FactEveryWord: Fun Jamaicans Fact: The Jamaican national anthem, "Jamaica Farewell" was originally written by Claude McKay in 1938.

AbdmueedA: And in all my moodsI have striven to achieve directness, truthfulnessand naturalness of expression instead of an enameled originality. Claude McKay ❤️

BaggieJohn: I’m re-reading Claude McKay’s amazing collection of poems about life, race, and diaspora. I really recommend it!

shx418: I cannot praise, for you have passed from praise, I have no tinted thoughts to paint you true; But I can feel and I can write the word; The best of me is but the least of you. - Claude McKay, Heritage

POETSorg: And wonder came and filled our night of sleep, Like a new comet crimsoning the sky; —Claude McKay

redheadedfemme: Poem of the Day  When Dawn Comes to the City Claude McKay - 1889-1948 The tired cars go grumbling by,         The moaning, groaning cars,     And the old milk carts go rumbling by         Under the same dull stars.     Out of the tenements,...

DshsEnglish: Stay warm this weekend and check out Claude McKay's poem "To Winter" (1922). McKay was a key figure during the Harlem Renaissance w/work ranging from poems celebrating everyday life to poems that protested racial & economic inequities.

TrinityWallSt: Take a closer look at Matthew 5:13–20 through this week's "Five Ways" article with links to Tyre Nichols’ photography, an interview with Pádraig Ó Tuama, music from Godspell, and words from the Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney and poet Claude McKay.

121reggae: Claude McKay Claude McKay, born on the 15th of September 1889 and died on the 22nd of May 1948 in Chicago, Illinois,

SDPInstitute: The prior curriculum suggested “How to Write About Africa” by Binyavanga Wainaina.

josephwpeterson: "Racists, yes. Of the racism of Toussaint Louverture, of Claude McKay and Langston Hughes against that of Drumont and Hitler." (from Robin D.G. Kelley, "A Poetics of Anticolonialism,"

YoungEauxG: Bend over. Let me see it. — Claude McKay

APLRedPhoenix: A collection of communist poetry from the Harlem Renaissance, featuring Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and more.

williesband: CLAUDE McKAY America (1922)

_Kristina_Kay: I have been rereading Banjo by Claude McKay this past couple of weeks, so now this Marseilles date from Beyoncé feels like a dream state and a mission.

LeftPOC: Today at 3 pm EST: Professors Winston James (UC Irvine) & James Cantres (Hunter College), will discuss the new book Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik. register here:

afrofuturist: Winston James is just about to speak about his new book Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik. Catch the livestream at this link!

i2_sing_america: If We Must Die by Claude McKay If we must die, let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot, While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs, Making their mock at our accursèd lot.

NewBlackMan: Claude McKay. June Jordan. Etheridge Knight: Interlude: 6 Legged Griot Trio (Weariness) · Meshell Ndegeocello from 'Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape' (2002)

Zoubair_S: One of the most fundamental flaws people have when opposing an extreme in fighting an injustice, is proposing an opposite extreme as justice. As Claude McKay said, "Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism."

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BlackCobra023: If we must die, let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot. By Claude McKay

HeathenQueen76: I love this cultured hell that tests my youth. From America by Claude Mckay.

BeineckeLibrary: Letter : 1947 January 26, Cedric Dover to Claude McKay; Includes synopsis to Singing Brown; more:

Caranina01: We STAND WITH YOU ADAM, and like the poet Claude McKay said " Like men we’ll face the murderous, cowardly pack, Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!" All we can do now is, turn and FIGHT like hell!! (from "If We Must Die" by poet Claude McKay

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