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James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, ... Both of Hughes' paternal great-grandmothers were enslaved African Americans and ..... 1959), with m...

What were Langston Hughes' contributions to society? | Reference ...

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Langston Hughes contributed greatly to society with his poetry, books and plays. Hughes was also a columnist for the Chicago Defender. Many consider Hughes ...

Langston Hughes - Great Black Authors

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Langston Hughes is known as the African American poet, a legendary ... These places also contributed to Hughes special childhood. ... In his time, there were other black writers as well, but they weren't able to financially support themselves .

What were Langston Hughes' major contributions to American ...

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Feb 19, 2012 ... Langston Hughes is an important member of a group of poets commonly referred to as part of the Harlem Renaissance. They came to ...

Biography - Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: The Poet Voice of ...

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Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, in nineteen-oh-two. His parents were separated. He spent most of his childhood with his grandmother in ...

Biography - Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: The African-American ...

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Today we finish telling about the life of Langston Hughes, known as the poet voice ... A few of the writings he sent home were published, which helped establish ...

Langston Hughes – The Life, Times, Works as well as the impact of ...

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Nov 28, 2009 ... Langston Hughes stands as a literary and cultural translation of political ... and some of them that they were the rhythms of African dance and ...

Langston Hughes - Poetry Foundation

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Langston Hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the ... The Negro critics and many of the intellectuals were very sensitive about their ...

Langston Hughes biography: African-American history: Crossing ...

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(James) Langston Hughes began writing in high school, and even at this early age was ... Hughes lived in Mexico for the summer but he did not get along with his father. This conflict, though painful, apparently contributed to Hughes's maturity.

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Make research projects and school reports about Langston Hughes easy with credible ... During this period, a number of his poems were published in a special  ...

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Langston Hughes - America's Story from America's Library

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Short illustrated profile, along with a timeline that shows major events which shaped the writer's life.

Langston Hughes - Poet | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org

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Langston Hughes - Poet - A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, ... His life and work were enormously important in shaping the artistic contributions of the ...

Langston Hughes - Poet, Playwright - Biography.com

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American poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes was a primary ... not too critical for the young—they nursed us along until our books were born.” ... In the late 1940s, Hughes contributed the lyrics for a Broadway musical titled Street  ...