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Young man—Young man—Your arm’s too short to box with God.
—The Prodigal Son, God’s Trombones
James Weldon
Johnson
James Weldon Johnson
 
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The Book of American Negro Poetry
The 31 representative poets in this anthology of 177 works helped establish an African-American literary tradition in the United States.



 
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