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Celebrate Black Excellence - Paul Laurence Dunbar

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To celebrate Black excellence for Black History Month, we're looking at Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was one of the most influential poets in American literature. His works include Oak and Ivy (1892), Majors and Minors (1896), and Lyrics of Lowly Life (1896), and The Sport of the Gods (1902), a novel, and In Old Plantation Days (1903), a collection of stories. 

To listen to Paul Laurence Dunbar's "The Corn-Stalk Fiddle," click on the link on the right.