Claude McKay is a historical figure mentioned in the third season episode "Spaghetti and Coffee". He was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance, a prominent literary movement of the 1920s. A collection of his work entitled Harlem Shadows: The Poems of Claude McKay was released in 1922.[1]


Season 3Edit

Lester White recommends his work to his sister Maybelle White and offers to lend her a copy. ("Spaghetti and Coffee")



Season three appearances
"Resolution" "Spaghetti and Coffee" * "Bone for Tuna" "Blue Bell Boy"
"You'd Be Surprised" "Ging Gang Goolie" "Sunday Best" "The Pony"
"The Milkmaid's Lot" "A Man, A Plan..." "Two Imposters" "Margate Sands"

* - Mentioned only


  1. Claude McKay biography. The Poetry Foundation.

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