|Birth Day||June 17, 1871|
|Birth Place||Jacksonville, FL|
|Age||148 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 26, 1938 (age 67)|
Wrote "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and "Tell Me, Dusky Maiden." He was an important leader in the NAACP.
He graduated from Atlanta University in 1894.
He was memorialized with a 22-cent U.S. postage stamp in 1988.
He was the son of Helen Louise Dillet and James Johnson.