Sterling Allen Brown

Sterling Allen Brown was an African American poet, professor, folklorist, and literary critic. Born on May 1, 1901, in Washington, D.C., he was influential in the Harlem Renaissance and dedicated much of his work to the study and appreciation of black culture and folklore. He is known for his collections of poetry, including 'Southern Road' (1932), and for his work in African American literature and criticism. Brown passed away on January 13, 1989.


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  1. 1. The Negro Caravan: Writings by American Negroes

    "The Negro Caravan: Writings by American Negroes" is a comprehensive anthology that compiles the works of African American writers from the 18th century through the mid-20th century. The collection includes a broad range of genres such as essays, poetry, drama, and fiction. It provides a deep and diverse representation of African American literary and cultural history, showcasing the struggles, achievements, and contributions of Black intellectuals and artists throughout the years.