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Langston Hughes - prominent figure during the Harlem Renaissance and one of my favorite poets. #blackhistorymonth

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Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

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Black History Month resources for the classroom

Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance poet, helped pave the way for African American writers to be heard in the 1900's with his first published book "The Weary Blues" which was published in 1926. This was yet another way that Modernist literature was creating a new atmosphere in American Society.

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Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was a poet, social activist, and playwright. He known for his “jazz poetry” and was very active in the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes’ work showcased black in small towns and a love to black man (and women). Hughes best known novels were Without Laughter (1930) and The Ways of White Folks (1934). His poetry collections include “The Weary Blues” (1926) and “Montage of a Dream Deferred” (1951). His most popular poems were A Dream Deferred and I, Too.

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The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project | Interpreting the Dream: Connecting Hughes, Hansberry, and Lim

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"I am a bit obsessed with this awesome picture. It’s Hilda Simms, Langston Hughes (bottom right) and actor Canada Lee (center in white shirt) at a party with other artists around 1944." - Vintage Black Glamour. Photo by George Karger/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

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Langston Hughes Typewriter Poem Life And Death Poetry Harlem Renaissance

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New Inspirational Author Quote Posters

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THE FIRST BOOK OF NEGROES by LANGSTON HUGHES | published in 1952, two years before Brown vs. Board of Education, three years before the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and twelve years before the Civil Rights Act. (quoted) | All images are copyrighted © and owned by their respective holders.

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