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Dudley Randall

Born in January 14, 1914 / Died in August 5, 2000 / United States / English

Dudley Randall poet from United States was born on January 14, 1914, had 86 years and died on August 5, 2000. Poems were written in Modern age mainly in English language. Dominant movement is other.


Dudley Randall (January 14, 1914 - August 5, 2000) was an African American poet and poetry publisher from Detroit, Michigan. He founded a publishing company called Broadside Press in 1965, which published many leading African American writers. Randall's most famous poem is "The Ballad of Birmingham", written during the 1960s, about the 1963 bombing of the church Martin Luther King, Jr. belonged to in Birmingham, Alabama. Randall's poetry is characterized by simplicity and realism.. African American poet and publisher