Langston Hughes

Discover the works and impact of Langston Hughes, one of the most influential figures in American literature. Immerse yourself in his powerful poetry and prose and experience the beauty of his words.
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Langston Hughes (1902–1967) ? By Winold Reiss (1886–1953) / Pastel on illustration board, ca. 1925 / 30 1/16 x 21 5/8 in. (76.3 x 54.9 cm) / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of W. Tjark Reiss, in memory of his father, Winold Reiss About the Sitter Born in Joplin, Missouri, in 1902, Langston Hughes said, “My earliest memories of written words were those

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Jennifer Eason
a Langston Hughes poem about a woman having great strength, light, loveliness, and power.

a Langston Hughes poem about a woman having great strength, light, loveliness, and power.

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