Frances Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: The Mother of African American journalism

Frances E.W. Harper was a leading African-American poet and writer. She was also an ardent activist in the abolitionist and women's rights movements. Harper had a long and prolific career, publishing her first ...
Georgia Douglas Johnson

Georgia Douglas Johnson: The most famous woman poet of the Harlem Renaissance

Georgia Douglas Johnson was one of the earliest African-American female poets to gain widespread recognition. As part of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, Johnson was the most prolific Black woman writer of ...