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Yale university is marking 75 years of the james weldon johnson collection, which celebrates the man and his immense legacy. Born james william johnson in jacksonville, florida in 1871, he later changed his middle name to weldon in 1913 in his lifetime he wrote over 30 poems,. The gift to sing was published in james weldon johnson's book fifty years & other poems (the cornhill company, 1917. I am james weldon johnson i was born in jacksonville, florida on june 17, 1871 my mother was my teacher and she taught me the love for english literature.
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