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James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. - Summary by Wikipedia

James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. - Summary by Wikipedia
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James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. - Summary by Wikipedia

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

13m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:09


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:26


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:17


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:33


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:13