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BeineckeLibrary: Founder's Day Address, Shaw University, draft, typescript, corrected From: James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers More:

JamesWithers3: Wonder if Florida's governor talks about William Still, Ida B. Wells, and James Weldon Johnson in this book?

tonyjballas: Didnt know James Weldon Johnson wrote about the City Bank of NY's role in the US occupation of Haiti I guess & Lawrence Dennis both went there in 1920. Has anyone written on this coincidence? May be an untapped topic in the history of racial passing, certainly worthy of research

Lexi_Caly: Autobiography of an Ex Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson:

BeineckeLibrary: POSTPONED - James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture by Christina Sharpe. The lecture, previously scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29, has to be postponed. Information on a rescheduled date will be posted online when available in the future.

BeineckeLibrary: POSTPONED - James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture by Christina Sharpe. The lecture, previously scheduled for Tuesday, November 29, has to be postponed. Information on a rescheduled date will be posted online when available in the future.

BeineckeLibrary: James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture: “What Could a Vessel Be?” by Christina Sharpe, Tuesday, November 29, 4pm, in person on the mezzanine

Rudy_Servant: June 17, 1871: Happy Birthday to the Late James Weldon Johnson

BeineckeLibrary: W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Reconstruction: an essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880. 1st ed. 1935. From the library of James Weldon Johnson

BeineckeLibrary: "The Wicked Borroweth, and Returneth Not Again" Bookplate, in Jerome Bowers Peterson's copy of James Weldon Johnson's Fifty Years Other Poems Catalog:

BeineckeLibrary: James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture: “What Could a Vessel Be?” by Christina Sharpe, Tuesday, November 29, 4pm, in person on the mezzanine

KurtNewman8: I know some people think of James Weldon Johnson as kind of a boring liberal, but that is not true, and his collected short essays (mostly for Black newspapers) are really really worth reading.

AmericanStudier: Our other author for the day, James Weldon Johnson, wasn't quite as talented of a poet, but I don't know that there's ever been a more genuinely Renaissance figure in American history:

gynoir2mishpat: Beinecke Library Hosts James Weldon Johnson Lecture

nunegro: Every race and every nation should be judged by the best it has been able to produce, not by the worst. - James Weldon Johnson

WHYYNews: This weekend's highlights include the National Dog Show in the Philly suburbs,Tower of Power in N.J., and a James Weldon Johnson tribute in Delaware.

BeineckeLibrary: Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us, Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us, Facing the rising sun of our new day begun Let us march on till victory is won. James Weldon Johnson notebooks in JWJ/GNJ Papers

patrick_dril: that's James Weldon Johnson by way of clearly telegraphing gameplay info

POETSorg: Dorianne Laux is reading “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson. Tune in here:

PubTriviaFacts: African-American author James Weldon Johnson wrote the lyrics and his brother J. Rosamond Johnson set them to music for what "Negro National Anthem"?

PubTriviaFacts: "Life Every Voice and Sing" Q: African-American author James Weldon Johnson wrote the lyrics and his brother J. Rosamond Johnson set them to music for what "Negro National Anthem"?

VCPNewz: Teen girl shot near James Weldon Johnson Park, police say

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

abt_live: Teen girl shot near James Weldon Johnson Park, police say

sirimahanthesh: Teen girl shot near James Weldon Johnson Park, police say

BeineckeLibrary: Beinecke Windows Showcase James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters

vincentdkelley: My reflections on James Weldon Johnson’s hymn and today's America:

iLookLikeJohnB: I remember Todd got caught putting lil pieces of paper w the answers on em in the pens like this in middle school smh lol James Weldon Johnson shit

ajonesmfa: Hey y'all! Here is an event that I'm involved in. I am one of several talented brothers performing a tribute to the prolific and eloquent James Weldon Johnson. Support the celebration of black work! More importantly support historic and contemporary black excellence.

dreamkingfilmz: James Weldon Johnson Trojans 0 Springfield Comets 6 end of Q1

OlmstedNorthYSC: On November 6, 1901, two brothers (James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson) composed what has become one of the most respected, honored, and revered songs of African American culture, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," generally referred to as the Black national anthem.

GreenWoodHF: Harlem Renaissance writer and Green-Wood permanent resident James Weldon Johnson wrote the groundbreaking “The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man” in 1912—110 years ago. The fiction book is narrated by a light-skinned Black man who decides to forge a new identity in America.

JMarkOckerbloom: God's Trombones is James Weldon Johnson's poetic distillation of sermon themes and preaching styles he heard in Black churches. Noted for Aaron Douglas's art as well as Johnson's poetry, it goes to the public domain in 55 days.

BakariLumumba: Today's Black History Fact: James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosman Johnson Com...

BeineckeLibrary: Lift every voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring Ring with the harmonies of Liberty; National Hymn [Lift Every Voice and Sing], lyrics in James Weldon Johnson's notebooks, 1900 in James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers

maccexclusives2: On November 6, 1901, James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson composed one of the most respected, songs of African American culture, "Lift Every Voice and Sing", referred to as the Black national anthem.  James Johnson wrote the lyrics, while John Johnson composed the hymn.

McFaddenSState: On November 6, 1901, James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson composed one of the most respected, songs of African American culture, "Lift Every Voice and Sing", referred to as the Black national anthem.  James Johnson wrote the lyrics, while John Johnson composed the hymn.

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OneJax: You still have time to make it to tonight's Candlelight Vigil of Unity and Hope! Hurry over to James Weldon Johnson Park and join us!

travisakers: How appropriate that this vigil was held in James Weldon Johnson Park, named after the civil rights leader and writer of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” “Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us…”

inte_lexx_tual: May we forever stand True to our God True to our native land Our native land - J. Rosamond Johnson and James Weldon Johnson. “Lift every voice and sing”

evw: Take a stand against hate in Jax! Attend the OneJax Candlelight Vigil Thurs.11/3 at 5:30. James Weldon Johnson Park.

wwbrown19: There is a vigil this afternoon at James Weldon Johnson Park in downtown Jacksonville to denounce the hate speech that was on display in multiple places in Jacksonville during the Georgia-Florida football game. The vigil starts at 5:30 p.m.

EUJacksonville: This evening, at 5:30 pm, you are invited to join OneJax in a Candlelight Vigil for Unity and Hope in protest of the recent antisemitic messages projected last week. This ceremony will be held at James Weldon Johnson park. Now is a time for action—not indifference.

folioweekly: This evening, at 5:30 pm, you are invited to join OneJax in a Candlelight Vigil for Unity and Hope in protest of the recent antisemitic messages projected last week. This ceremony will be held at James Weldon Johnson park. Now is a time for action—not indifference.

OneJax: See our statement re: the disgusting expressions of hate displayed over the weekend in Jax. And join us Thurs, 11/3 at 5:30 in James Weldon Johnson Park. We'll gather with the whole community to declare that hate has no place in this place we call home.

BeineckeLibrary: To America by James Weldon Johnson How would you have us, as we are? Or sinking 'neath the load we bear? Our eyes fixed forward on a star? Or gazing empty at despair? JWJ Papers

POETSorg: O brothers mine, take care! Take care! The great white witch rides out to-night. —James Weldon Johnson

PrincetonAAS: On Friday night, Professor Ruha Benjamin sat down with Nicole Fleetwood, the James Weldon Johnson Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU, at the Princeton Public Library to discuss her latest book, Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want.

LarryJBledsoe18: "Julian Bond. Medgar Evers. Charles Hamilton Houston. James Weldon Johnson. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oscar Micheaux. Harry T. and Hariette Moore. Mary White Ovington."

BeineckeLibrary: National Hymn, Lift Every Voice and Sing, lyrics in James Weldon Johnson's notebook, 1900 Photograph of JWJ with students as Principal of Stanton High School, Jacksonville, Florida From James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers

Mz2euceBOSS: Everything from Aesop’s fables, to Bre’r Rabbit, Anansi the Spider, The People Could Fly, The Creation by James Weldon Johnson that my mother MADE me recite at like age NINE, the oral history my grandmother passed down, canning vegetables, all of it…

nunegro: As yet, the Negroes themselves do not fully appreciate these old slave songs. - James Weldon Johnson

FessCenter: We went to visit James Weldon Johnson Center for the Elder Arts Festival Committee and saw some beautiful performances! Thanks for having us!

patrick_dril: Gilbert to watch a youtube that's James Weldon Johnson directing Star Wars start watching him from PAX East! Producer Pat has been a while before bed

BeineckeLibrary: God's trombones; seven Negro sermons in verse, by James Weldon Johnson, drawings by Aaron Douglas, lettering by C. B. Falls. 1927 More:

BeineckeLibrary: Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us, Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us, Facing the rising sun of our new day begun Let us march on till victory is won. James Weldon Johnson notebooks in JWJ/GNJ Papers

britneybrown35: Florida Memorial’s Memorable faculty include John Rosamond Johnson who wrote “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” with his brother James Weldon Johnson in 1900. In 1919, the (NAACP) declared the song the “Negro National Anthem.”

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RLPfilms: The Creation, God's Trombone by James Weldon Johnson (Animation)

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kindaris1117: Today, Kindaris remembers one of the screen's most prolific entertainers. Actor, filmmaker, and composer, Clarence Muse was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 14, 1889. Photo: Clarence Muse photographed in 1936 - Yale Library (James Weldon Johnson Collection)

BeineckeLibrary: Lift Every Voice and Sing Words by James Weldon Johnson ; music by J. Rosamond Johnson 1900, sheet music, signed by J. Rosamond Johnson

malcolm_xxxtra: Can we just talk about how much of a banger James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is? Like they were cranking it in the morning right after the pledge of allegiance at school and I think it was greatly undervalued and unappreciated

Stegor71: “Black excellence started here.” “Harlem’s House of Celebrities,” residents of Edgecombe Avenue in Harlem’s Sugar Hill neighborhood included DuBois, Justice Thurgood Marshall, James Weldon Johnson, Joe Louis, and musicians, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Lena Horne.

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: Omar ibn Said Letter. James Weldon Johnson Collection in the Yale Collection of American Literature

Ted_Pope: O Lord, we come this morning Knee-bowed and body-bent Before thy throne of grace O Lord this morning Bow our hearts beneath our knees, And our knees in some lonesome valley. We come this morning Like empty pitchers to a full fountain - James Weldon Johnson

Ron_Salem: This week is the 100th Anniversary of National Fire Prevention Week and we held a kick-off celebration in James Weldon Johnson Park. It is important to plan and practice a home fire escape with your families check your smoke alarms. Having a plan can save your life!

Maruti_P_Naik: We have come treading our paths Through the blood of the slaughtered Out from the gloomy past Till now we stand at last Where the bright gleam Of our bright star is cast 3/4 (James Weldon Johnson)

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.

RLPfilms: The Creation, God's Trombone by James Weldon Johnson (Animation)

ANorcrossWriter: In 2016 I traveled to New Haven for work and stopped by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale where I got to see this Audubon print, the James Weldon Johnson exhibit, and 1 of only 42 Gutenberg Bibles remaining in the world.

MelechThomas: “The Creation”, James Weldon Johnson. (1922)

TingleJK: What a privilege to discuss Anne Spencer & James Weldon Johnson’s poetry w/ my first-year Creative Genius class. “White Things”, “Letter to my Sister”, “Lift Ev’ry Voice”, and “Oh Black and Unknown Bards” are so important. Really should be taught in HS history & lit classes.

superchrismarsh: Behind the public mask is a man who fears, cries, bleeds, loves, defecates, hates---a man who knows as James Weldon Johnson knew, that "the resort to force remains and will doubtless remain the rightful recourse of oppressed peoples"

ATErickson: Also, this is a history of education tweet. The ppl pictured here are L, Gertrude Elyse McDougald Ayer, first 20th C Black woman school principal in NYC, R top James Weldon Johnson, not only of Lift Ev'ry Voice but also uncle Harlem school founder Mildred Johnson Edwards, ...

mlobelart: The monumental work Savage produced was titled "Lift Every Voice & Sing (The Harp)," its name derived from legendary hymn by brothers James Weldon and J. Rosamond Johnson. It depicts a kneeling figure backed by a choir, the ensemble taking the shape of a harp

fallgesetz: james weldon johnson 's work is amazing can't believe i've never been introduced to him before now;

cityblimp: Today's historic location: James Weldon Johnson Residence — Harlem home of African-American artist-activist James Weldon Johnson

JustCallmeBHunt: James Weldon Johnson of the NCAAP knew how important this case was & decided to help everyone involved in the Sweet murder case.

BeineckeLibrary: James Weldon Johnson & W.E.B. Du Bois, Great Barrington, Massachusetts From: James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

DrDevissi: James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) Scholar, Attorney, Musician! Worthy of Regard!

tarabetts: So far, my students have tackled the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass & Harriet Jacob, James Weldon Johnson’s AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN EX-COLORED MAN, Hurston’s THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD, Nella Larsen’s QUICKSAND & PASSING. Heading into a journey w/ Ralph Ellison next week.

JWJIEmory: Join us for our second public dialogue of the fall semester on Nov. 21: "James Weldon Johnson & Black Cosmopolitanism," featuring a panel discussion of the themes in the Emory Rose Library exhibition on JWJ. Rose Library, 6 pm. Details in flyer. RSVP:

BeineckeLibrary: James Weldon Johnson in Haiti, 1920 in James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers

B_CULibrary: The Lady’s Letters/James Weldon Johnson

melvingibbs: the essay James Weldon Johnson wrote for the Introduction to this is mandatory reading imo

DuvalSchools: Happening Today! Bottles water drive to benefit children in Jackson, Mississippi. Drop off between noon and 4 PM at James Weldon Johnson Park.

BeineckeLibrary: Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us, Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us, Facing the rising sun of our new day begun Let us march on till victory is won. James Weldon Johnson notebooks in JWJ/GNJ Papers

MasonLLL: Lift every voice and sing 'Til earth and heaven ring Ring with the harmonies of liberty Let our rejoicing rise High as the listening skies Let us march on 'til victory is won “Lift Every Voice and Sing”- J. Rosamond Johnson and James Weldon Johnson

wjxt4: Local students will collect bottles of water from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at James Weldon Johnson Park to send to people in Jackson, Mississippi, who are dealing with the aftermath of another clean water crisis.

DragonsManor: The Creation by James Weldon Johnson. James Weldon Johnson, ed. 1922. The Book of American Negro Poetry

NorrisButNoChuk: idk about everything else Esau/James Weldon Johnson said but y’all will definitely sell that birthright for a mess of pottage every time hunny

HeyOcho_: If yall dont know Alain Leroy Lock and James Weldon Johnson just stfu talkin to me fr

kelstarly: My book was inspired by the history of Lift Every Voice & Sing. It was composed by brothers James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson in Jacksonville (Duval County) and sung for the first time by J'ville kids. Makes me even more determined to make sure kids get copies.

AgendaReview: "Published in 1920, James Weldon Johnson's Self-Determining Haiti remains a remarkable example of investigative journalism and advocacy and a damning testament to the perils and pitfalls of US military intervention."

AgendaReview: James Weldon Johnson, composer of Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing, also wrote a searing indictment of US imperialism in Haiti.

wayward_imp: Today's reading for class: Wollstonecraft, and then for a different class some James Weldon Johnson. The latter is for the lecture-only class, and I still have to write to that professor because I'm getting anxiety about it.

BeineckeLibrary: Lift Every Voice and Sing National Hymn: lyrics, 1900, in James Weldon Johnson's notebook



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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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