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James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, ...

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Langston Hughes - Poet - A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America ...

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Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of black intellectual, literary, and artistic life that took place in the 1920s in a ...

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Jan 28, 2019 ... did you know? Senator Joseph McCarthy accused Langston Hughes of being a Communist and forced him to testify in Washington, D.C.

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(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,  ...

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Arnold Rampersad. Born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up mainly in Lawrence, Kansas, but also lived in Illinois, Ohio, and Mexico. By the ...

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Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was the first black writer in America to earn his living from writing. Born in Joplin, Missouri, he had a migratory childhood ...

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Langston Hughes wrote from 1926 to 1967. In that time he wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short stories, plays, children's poetry, musicals, ...

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Born: February 1, 1902. Died: May 22, 1967. Langston Hughes was one of the most important writers and thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance, which was the ...