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Nella Larsen
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    (April 13, 1891-March 30, 1964)
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Author of 'Passing' and 'Quicksand'
    Her actual first name was 'Nellallitea.'
    She was dismissed from Fisk University for conduct issues.
    She was a suspected drug addict.
    She divorced a prominent physicist and lived off his alimony payments.
    She worked as a nurse and librarian, when the alimony stopped.
    She was the first woman of color awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for writing.
    The child of a white Danish mom and black West Indian dad, her works explored racial identity and gender inequality.
    She's one of the most significant women of the Harlem Renaissance.

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