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An older generation of writers and intellectuals–James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay, Alain Locke, and Charles S. Christians from 100AD were mostly Greek and therefore followed the canon as set out in the Greek Septuagint, which was a Greek translation of the Hebrew religious texts that existed around the time of Alexander the Great (hundreds of years earlier). Take for example the conflation of class and race. Efforts to create new social relationships without challenging this dynamic––either by ignoring it or doing things differently in the “cracks” of the system––can only go so far. 5.

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