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Claude McKay

Claude McKay (1889-1948) A seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the poet and author wrote three novels: Home to Harlem (1928), a best-seller which won the Harmon Gold Award for Literature, Banjo (1929), and Banana Bottom (1933). Born in 1889 in James Hill, Clarendon, Claude McKay was an internationally acclaimed…