• Moore Dunbar-Nelson, Alice

    Moore Dunbar-Nelson, Alice

    Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson (1875 – 1935) was an American poet, born in New Orleans. She was of African American, Anglo, Native American and Creole descent – a complex heritage that is reflected in her work. She campaigned actively for civil rights and women’s suffrage, as well as being a journalist, short-story writer, and playwright.

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