Sterling Brown

Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 – January 13, 1989) was an African-American professor, folklorist, poet and literary critic. He chiefly studied black culture of the Southern United States and was a full professor at Howard University for most of his career. He was a visiting professor at several other notable institutions, including Vassar College, New York University (NYU), Atlanta University, and Yale University.

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The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems

Selected by Michael Harper
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