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www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/poets/detail/langston-hughes

Langston Hughes is the poet laureate of African-American experience — a popular writer of the Harlem Renaissance who gave hopeful expression to the ...

www.nytimes.com/2010/04/21/theater/reviews/21langston.html

Apr 20, 2010 ... A musical about Langston Hughes? Why not? He, too, sang America, making his poems, like the songs he heard on the street, “gay songs, ...

www.shmoop.com/langston-hughes/poet-laureate.html

Shmoop guide to Langston Hughes Poet Laureate. Smart, fresh history of Langston Hughes Poet Laureate by PhDs and Masters from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.

theconversation.com/langston-hughes-hidden-influence-on-mlk-91736

Mar 30, 2018 ... For years, Martin Luther King Jr. and poet Langston Hughes maintained a friendship, exchanging letters and favors and even traveling to ...

theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/new-york/articles/6-poems-by-langston-hughes-you-should-know

Aug 26, 2016 ... Langston Hughes was a poet and social activist known as one of the leaders of the Harlem Renaissance. Born in 1902, he began writing poetry ...

www.gradesaver.com/langston-hughes-poems

Langston Hughes: Poems study guide contains a biography of Langston Hughes, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, ...

www.arts.gov/art-works/2014/jazz-poetry-langston-hughes

Apr 11, 2014 ... Langston Hughes was never far from jazz. ... the improvisatory nature of jazz; in other poems, his verse reads like the lyrics of a blues song.

www.busboysandpoets.com/a-langston-hughes-poem-for-your-pocket

Apr 26, 2012 ... Today is “Poem in your Pocket” Day! Pockets aren't just for loose change and gum, but for poems! Below are four short poems by Langston ...

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/23/sojourner

Feb 23, 2015 ... Langston Hughes's genial, generous, and guarded persona was ... Hughes became, with the publication of his first book of poems, “The Weary ...