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James weldon johnson was an author, lyricist, poet, diplomat, attorney and leader of the naacp he authored the lyrics to lift every voice and sing, also. Exhibition label: born jacksonville, florida: james weldon johnson was a renaissance man: successful broadway lyricist, poet, novelist, diplomat, and a key. On june 17, 1871, james weldon johnson was born in jacksonville, fla his father, a restaurant headwaiter, was entirely self-taught his mother was a musician.
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