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31 Stimulating Langston Hughes Quotes

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I am loving the idea of a bird escaping a birdcage, holding a scrap of paper in its beak with the words "Hold fast to dreams"

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LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967) African-american playwright, poet, columnist, activist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

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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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"... so get yourself a little loving in between" -Langston Hughes

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Excellent quote! #inspire #motivation

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