Alice Dunbar Nelson
#37962 Overall Influence

Alice Dunbar Nelson

American writer, activist


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Alice Dunbar Nelson was an American poet, journalist, and political activist. Among the first generation born free in the South after the Civil War, she was one of the prominent African Americans involved in the artistic flourishing of the Harlem Renaissance. Her first husband was the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; she then married physician Henry A. Callis; and, lastly, was married to Robert J. Nelson, a poet and civil rights activist. She achieved prominence as a poet, author of short stories and dramas, newspaper columnist, and editor of two anthologies.

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Dillard University
Dillard University

Private college in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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New Orleans University

Historically black college

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#626 World Rank #256 USA Rank
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