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Margaret Walker
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Born (1915-07-07)July 7, 1915
Birmingham, Alabama, US
Died November 30, 1998(1998-11-30) (aged 83)
Chicago, Illinois
Occupation Poet, novelist
Nationality American
Notable works For My People (1942)
Jubilee (1966)
Spouse Firnist Alexander
Children 4

Margaret Walker (Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander by marriage; July 7, 1915 – November 30, 1998) was an American poet and writer. She was part of the African-American literary movement in Chicago, known as the Chicago Black Renaissance. Her notable works include For My People (1942) which won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition, and the novel Jubilee (1966), set in the South during the American Civil War.

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