Words of Promise: A Story about James Weldon Johnson

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Millbrook Press, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of the civil rights leader and author who used his speeches, newspaper columns, and poetry to fight for racial equality and justice during the early part of the twentieth century.
 

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Contents

High Hopes
7
The Problem of Race
13
Lift Every Voice
20
Brothers on Broadway
29
Travels
37
A Long Hard Fight
45
Powerful Words
53
Books by James Weldon Johnson
60
Websites
61
Index
62
About the Author
64
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