James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an
American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin,
Missouri. He was one of the earliest inno...
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Semple, better known as "Simple," a black Everyman that Hughes ...
Feb 1, 2016 ... Known as one of the founding fathers of the Harlem Renaissance, Langston
Hughes continuously fought for social justice and racial equality ...
Langston Hughes - Poet - A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston
Hughes is known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America ...
Langston Hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the
1920s, a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance" because of the number of ...
Another important family figure was John Mercer Langston, a brother of Hughes's
grandfather who was one of the best-known black Americans of the nineteenth ...
Short illustrated profile, along with a timeline that shows major events which
shaped the writer's life.
Langston Hughes wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short ...
The First Book of Rhythms, Famous Negro Music Makers and Don't You Turn ...
(James) Langston Hughes began writing in high school, and even at this early
age was developing the voice that made him famous. Hughes was born in Joplin,
The tradition of storytelling inspired poet and writer Langston Hughes, who was
born in Joplin, Missouri, ... I've known rivers ancient as the world and older