Nancy Cunard

(1896—1965) poet and political activist

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(1896–1965). Journalist and activist born to wealthy parents, against whom she rebelled. Cunard became a well-known figure in the London modernist movement, and throughout the busiest period in her career, the 1930s, was a controversial advocate of black emancipation in the United States and Africa.


From The Oxford Companion to Black British History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.

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