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BeineckeLibrary: Drama and Performance in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

jaxlibrary: $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes available to students in grades 3-12 in James Weldon Johnson Young Writer's Festival! Register for free and submit a poem or original dramatic monologue by Saturday, June 4. Enter at

BeineckeLibrary: Marian Anderson, 1940 Related: Beinecke Windows Showcase James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters

BeineckeLibrary: Zora Neale Hurston, 1940 Related: Beinecke Windows Showcase James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters

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BeineckeLibrary: Petition re. Lynching 1917 Negro Silent Protest Parade Committee typescript carbon, signed and printed version From: James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

BeineckeLibrary: National Hymn: Lift Every Voice and Sing Lyrics, 1900 From: James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

BeineckeLibrary: Internationalism in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

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BeineckeLibrary: Ella Fitzgerald, 1950 Related: Beinecke Windows Showcase James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters

WJCTNews: The new plaque at James Weldon Johnson Park honors five branches of the U.S. military, prisoners of war and military personnel listed as missing in action.

BeineckeLibrary: Paul Robeson, 1939 Related: Beinecke Windows Showcase James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters

PatrickRCook1: I think James Weldon Johnson got this when he wrote: Stony the road we trod Bitter the chastening rod Felt in the days when hope unborn had died Yet with a steady beat Have not our weary feet Come to the place for which our fathers sighed?

NewBlackMan: "I cannot repress the thought that, after all, I have chosen the lesser part, that I have sold my birthright for a mess of pottage." – The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, James Weldon Johnson (1912)

imaniperry: And there’s James Weldon Johnson’s 1920 book Self Determining Haiti (which more rigorously implicates the US)

wjxt4: STARTING SOON: The Emancipation Celebration Day festival will take place from 4-9 p.m. today at James Weldon Johnson Park on West Monroe Street in downtown Jacksonville.

BeineckeLibrary: Photographs from Haiti, 1920

travisakers: CANCELED: The Emancipation Celebration at James Weldon Johnson Park in downtown Jacksonville has been canceled due to inclement weather. Thank you to event organizers and volunteers for putting together what would have certainly been a wonderful event. I appreciate you.

MOCAjax: Due to severe weather and the cancellation of Emancipation Celebration Day in James Weldon Johnson Park, MOCA Jacksonville will no longer be staying open late this evening, May 21. Normal operations will resume tomorrow.

wjxt4: The festival will take place this Saturday at James Weldon Johnson Park.

GLOBALBROTHER9: James Weldon Johnson, Harlem Renaissance poet and author of the Black National Anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing, father born in the Bahamas.

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3yeAmHe: Ahaaa!!! I’m almost sure James Weldon Johnson wouldn’t be too mad…

MauriceHayes86: It is strange how in some things honest people can be dishonest without the slightest compunction. James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man

MauriceHayes86: Every race and every nation should be judged by the best it has been able to produce, not by the worst. James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

MauriceHayes86: Listen!--- Listen! All you sons of Pharaoh. Who do you think can hold God's people when the Lord God himself has said, Let my people go? James Weldon Johnson, God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse

MauriceHayes86: The battle was first waged over the right of the Negro to be classed as a human being with a soul; later, as to whether he had sufficient intellect to master even the rudiments of learning; and today it is being fought out over his social recognition. James Weldon Johnson

MauriceHayes86: Do you know, I don't object to anyone's having prejudices so long as those prejudices don't interfere with my personal liberty. James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man

jaxnaacp: The James Weldon Johnson Branch, The Association for the study of African American Life and History (ASALH), The Jacksonville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), The Jacksonville Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation,

DUVALDBC: The James Weldon Johnson Branch, The Association for the study of African American Life and History (ASALH), The Jacksonville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), The Jacksonville Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation,

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CaryMoreki: [yvpcu9z] Access PDF: ➤ Searching for 【The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (AmazonClassics Edition)】 [Download] Mobi ▶️ by James Weldon Johnson

pauljimerson: In 1943, they comissioned Waring to paint the series “Portraits of Outstanding American Citizens of Negro Origin”, which included W.E.B. DuBois, George Washington Carver, Marian Anderson, and James Weldon Johnson.

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themikewest: Lyrically, it's a slice of Afro-futurism. (Lest we forget, Hill's 1950s Chicago heyday coincided with Afro-futurist daddy Sun Ra's.) Seems to have very little to do with James Weldon Johnson's eponymous Black National Anthem.

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GossipBucket: Atlanta Recap: Autobiography of an Ex-Ex-Colored Man: In James Weldon Johnson's 1912 Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, a fictional story unfolds about an unnamed mixed-race Black man from a small Georgia town who decides to "pass" for white after…

FirstEnglishLC: From "The Creation" by James Weldon Johnson

BeineckeLibrary: Lift every voice and sing Till earth and heaven ring Ring with the harmonies of Liberty Let our rejoicing rise High as the listening skies Let it resound loud as the rolling sea National Hymn, lyrics, 1900, in James Weldon Johnson Papers:

theurbancore: I'm a big fan of Tony Hill. We've been working together on a project to honor James Weldon Johnson. He'd be a great leader for us in DC.

BeineckeLibrary: Vignette photograph of J. Rosamond Johnson Addressed to his mother, Helen Louise Johnson. in James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers

DuvalSports: Duval County Middle School Western Division Championships! James Weldon Johnson Lake Shore Charger Academy Joseph Stilwell Baldwin

BrianKJones8: When are going to get a statue of James Weldon Johnson where that general's was?

losthistorybook: There's a beautiful description of Harlem by James Weldon Johnson. It has an accompanying photo of happy Black children playing. Textbooks from the 1920s rarely show Black joy. This is really incredible.

JTAFLA: Remember to take the Skyway tonight on your way to First Wednesday Art Walk! Running until 10, park and ride for free at Kings Avenue Parking Garage for quick access to James Weldon Johnson Park. Visit

MOCAjax: Studio Practice: Painting in Plein Air takes place Saturday, May 14 at 12 P.M. Join artist Keith Doles for an afternoon of abstract painting in James Weldon Johnson Park, right across from the Museum. Learn more:

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digiphysical: Reminder: Fast money almost never lasts. Consistent work elevating your craft is the real alpha. "Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune." -James Weldon Johnson

BeineckeLibrary: Outline for the study of the poetry of American Negroes / by Sterling A. Brown ; prepared to be used with The book of American Negro poetry edited by James Weldon Johnson Complete work digitized:

BeineckeLibrary: Poetry in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

WNYCarchives: Today on WNYC in 1943: James Weldon Johnson, author of the 'Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man,' is profiled on the bio-drama series, Great Americans.

_QuotesBot_: Young man, young man, your arm's too short to box with God. - James Weldon Johnson.

nwilborn19: Clark Atlanta University alum James Weldon Johnson didn’t learn music for this…

JamesSm74954761: The term "Red Summer" was coined by civil rights activist and author James Weldon Johnson, who had been employed as a field secretary by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People since 1916.

TheJuliaHLee: Some of works I write abt (1/2): photographs by Corky Lee, Andrew Russell, Alfred Hart; short fiction by Willa Cather, Frank Chin, Ralph Ellison; installation art by Jaque Fragua, Zhi Lin; novels by Maxine Hong Kingston, James Weldon Johnson, Colson Whitehead, C Pam Zhang...

Greebohobbes: Portrait of African-American composers and producers Bob Cole, James Weldon Johnson, and J. Rosamond Johnson, 1900

BeineckeLibrary: Poetry in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

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QuintardTaylor: Lift Every Voice and Sing (The Black National Anthem), written by brothers James Weldon and John Rosamond Johnson in 1900, is arguably the most famous song in Black America. Here is the

redz041: James Weldon Johnson. (Crowell Biography) by Ophelia Settle Egypt (1974-03-03)

BeineckeLibrary: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection (JWJ) documents and celebrates the cultural and artistic achievements and the intellectual and political activities of African Americans.

BeineckeLibrary: Music in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

green_north: Happy Earth Day. Join the North Florida Green Chamber on Earth Day from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at James Weldon Johnson Park Downtown Jacksonville.

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terrinwatson: Researching Black education in NYC. Did you know that James Weldon Johnson migrated to Harlem from Jacksonville, Florida, in 1902. And while he wrote the lyrics for “Lift Every Voice and Sing” (the Black national anthem), he also became NYU’s first Black professor in 1934.

BeineckeLibrary: Books and Individual Manuscripts in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

xo_coachingjobs: Athletic Coach - Head Baseball - James Weldon Johnson Middle - Duval County Public Schools - Jacksonville, FL

BeineckeLibrary: Drama and Performance in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

KurtNewman8: James Weldon Johnson, a great psychoanalytic thinker: "In the life of everyone there is a limited number of unhappy experiences which are not written upon the memory, but stamped there with a die;

jenbenka: Here's to more streets being named for poets! Some wonderful news: Audre Lorde will soon join just five other poets—James Baldwin, Julia de Burgos, W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, and Rev. Pedro Pietri—in having a street named for them in Manhattan.

904ward: Be sure to join our CEO and volunteers today at the Vive Wellness Fest today from 11am-5pm at James Weldon Johnson Park!

BeineckeLibrary: The Crucifixion in God's trombones; seven Negro sermons in verse, by James Weldon Johnson, drawings by Aaron Douglas, lettering by C. B. Falls

SimmonsPolla: Mother Night, a Poem by James Weldon Johnson

LegislatureBot: James Weldon Johnson Commemorative Coin Act Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

SimmonsPolla: Mother Night, a Poem by James Weldon Johnson

HamsonNed: Mother Night, a Poem by James Weldon Johnson

MistyMissChrsty: National Poetry Month~ April 11 James Weldon Johnson by Winold Reiss c1920 / Pastel on illustration board / 30 1/16″x21 9/16″ / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, DC James Weldon Johnson~

NapiChulo: This is a James Weldon Johnson quote from the 1920s… not some height challenged, roided up redneck

ThosWilliams67: The other meditations for this Holy Week are drawn from Jan Richardson, James Weldon Johnson, Richard Hooker, John Donne, and Christina Rossetti

redparisarts: - the work was inspired by the poem of the same name by James Weldon Johnson - it is also sometimes called by the name of the instrument it portrays: “ The Harp” ...

Gistoffreedom: Augusta Savage “The Harp” Her goal was to symbolize Black spirituals. Inspired by James Weldon Johnson’s Lift Every Voice & Sing (Nat’l anthem) 12 Black singers were the strings of the 16 Foot harp; a kneeling man holding music was at the base; the arm & hand of God was the frame

BeineckeLibrary: National Hymn: Lift Every Voice and Sing lyrics in James Weldon Johnson's notebook, 1900; from JWJ & Grace Nail Johnson Papers

BeineckeLibrary: James Weldon Johnson: "To America"

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RepAlLawsonJr: Today, I introduced the James Weldon Johnson Commemorative Coin Act. It would honor the life & accomplishments of Johnson by creating commemorative coins with his image. Johnson is the writer of the Black National Anthem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.”

JamesEKHildreth: As James Weldon Johnson wrote "We have come over a way that with tears have been watered....." (Every now and again they are tears of joy). Congrats to a brilliant and brave jurist!

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ActionNewsJax: The James Weldon Johnson Park hosts the April Art Walk, tonight from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

ShallotsB: 2 she became librarian at Dunbar High School Her home in VA was an important center intellectual saloon for dignitaries such as Marian Anderson George Washington Carver Thurgood Marshall Martin Luther King Jr James Weldon Johnson Annie Spencer was born in

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WIDE_LP: Starting Mon. 4/4 Story Classics at Noon on WIDE-LP, 99.1 FM, brings you "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man" by James Weldon Johnson

ThamesEllis: James Weldon Johnson!

SRunningcloud: Can you believe that this song was declared the Black Nationalist anthem by Americans in the last cultural revolution by the social architects of the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1937). James Weldon Johnson’s Lift Every Voice and Sing with Lyrics



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Lisa Grove: Did James weldon Johnson collaborate with his brother and write a musical lullaby that was published?

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