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Countee Cullen, 1941

A powerful teacher, Countee Cullen, shown here in Central Park, New York, opened the world up for his students

CREDIT: Van Vechten, Carl, photographer. Portrait of Countee Cullen, in Central Park, 1941. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-42529 DLC.

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