Langston Hughes in Lawrence
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"Youth" by Langston Hughes We have tomorrow Bright before us Like a flame. Yesterday A night-gone thing A sun-down name And dawn — today Broad arch above The road we came We march Americans together! We march! Langston Hughes made his mark at the forefront of Harlem Renaissance literature and became the first African-American writer to support himself fully with writing, a career spanning… (more)
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LPL_ShirleyB Sep 11, 2018
Discover more about Hughes’s childhood and the inspiring legacy of his diverse family heritage. Low and Weso reveal that his family included abolitionist leaders who supported John Brown and the end of slavery, and his ancestry included African-American, American Indian, and European roots.