Poet and novelist who was active during the Harlem Renaissance and is famous for works such as The Story of the Negro and God Sends Sunday. He also earned great critical acclaim for his 1936 novel Black Thunder.
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|FULL NAME:||Arna Bontemps|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 13, 1902|
|AGE:||117 years old|
Arna Bontemps is a Poet. He grew up in the Louisiana home of Charlie Bontemps and Marie Pembrooke Bontemps. With his wife Alberta, he raised six children. He studied English and history at California’s Pacific Union College. Upon graduation, he accepted a teaching position at New York City’s Harlem Academy.
DID YOU KNOW His lack of substantial income from his literary career forced him to pursue a master’s degree in library science. He subsequently worked in the library of Tennessee’s Fisk University.
FACT He was a friend of fellow Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes . He and Hughes collaborated on a 1932 children’s book entitled Popo and Fifina.
Currently, Arna Bontemps is 117 years old. He will celebrate his 118th birthday on a Monday, October 13th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Arna Bontemps’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Arna Bontemps was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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