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The Poetry of Margaret Walker
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written by Margaret Walker (Folkways Records, 1975), 44 mins

Margaret Walker was one of the most respected poets not only in the African American community but in America at large. Walker’s poems were first published in the 1930s when she was still a teenager and from there her popularity only grew. Walker’s poems tend to focus on themes surrounding Black culture suc...

written by Margaret Walker (Folkways Records, 1975), 44 mins
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Anthology of Negro Poetry
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produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Folkways Records, 1954), 35 mins
produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Folkways Records, 1954), 35 mins
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Margaret Walker Alexander Reads Langston Hughes, P.L. Dunbar, J.W. Johnson
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written by James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938, Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 and Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1872-1906 (Folkways Records, 1975), 55 mins

In 1932, Margaret Walker, acclaimed poet, had the unique opportunity to hear both Langston Hughes and James Weldon Johnson recite their poetry. In this collection, Walker shares with listeners four of the “Seven Negro Sermons in Verse” that she herself heard Johnson read in New Orleans. Walker exceptionally...

written by James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938, Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 and Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1872-1906 (Folkways Records, 1975), 55 mins
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Every Tone a Testimony
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produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 27 mins
This double CD draws upon the collection at the Smithsonian Folkways archive to create a history of African American life and culture in sound—an aural history. Encompassing both the African American oral and literary traditions, these 59 tracks feature an unparalleled assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetr...
produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 27 mins
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Margaret Walker Reads Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes
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written by Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1975), 53 mins

Margaret Walker was one of the most respected poets not only in the African American community but in America at large. Reading selections from her most acclaimed collection of poetry “For My People,” Walker’s poetry expresses a collective historical identity in poems such as “Big John Henry” and “St...

written by Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1975), 53 mins
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