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February is Black History Month, and we wanted to present inspiration from Dreamers who have impacted many through their work. Langston Hughes was a writer …

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Celebrating Langston Hughes — Black, Red And Gay

James Mercer Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri
Langston Hughes was a prolific writer. In the forty-odd years between his first book in 1926 and his death in 1967, he devoted his life to writing and lecturing. He wrote sixteen books of poems, two novels, three collections of short stories, four volumes of "editorial" and "documentary" fiction, twenty plays, children's poetry, musicals and operas, three autobiographies, a dozen radio and television scripts and dozens of magazine articles. In addition, he edited seven anthologies. The long and distinguished list of Hughes' works includes: Not Without Laughter (1930); The Big Sea (1940); I Wonder As I Wander" (1956), his autobiographies. His collections of poetry include: The Weary Blues (1926); The Negro Mother and other Dramatic Recitations (1931); The Dream Keeper (1932); Shakespeare In Harlem (1942); Fields of Wonder (1947); One Way Ticket (1947); The First Book of Jazz (1955); Tambourines To Glory (1958); and Selected Poems (1959); The Best of Simple (1961). He edited several anthologies in an attempt to popularize black authors and their works. Some of these are: An African Treasury (1960); Poems from Black Africa (1963); New Negro Poets: USA (1964) and The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers (1967).

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Langston Hughes was one of the most important writers langston hughes: a black writer with an american dream and thinkers of …
February is Black History Month, and we wanted to present inspiration from Dreamers who have impacted many through their work. Langston Hughes was a writer and poet who greatly shaped American literature during the Harlem Renaissance. Below is part of one of his poems called “Dreams”.

 

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“Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was one of the most important writers and thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance, which was the African American artistic movement in the 1920s that celebrated black life and culture.

Research Paper: Harlem Renaissance with Langston Hughes
The American Dream was defined by James Truslow Adams as, “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement” (Langston Hughes).