Like men we’ll face the murderous cowardly pack, Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!
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|Birth:||15th September, 1889|
|Death:||22nd May, 1948|
Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay was born in Clarendon, Jamaica. He was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He wrote four novels: Home to Harlem, a best-seller that won the Harmon Gold Award for Literature, Banjo, Banana Bottom, and in 1941 a manuscript called Amiable With Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair Between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem that has not yet been published. He also authored collections of poetry, a collection of short stories. His 1922 poetry collection, Harlem Shadows, was among the first books published during the Harlem Renaissance.
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