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Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Honored Through Cool Google Doodle

Google on Sunday celebrated what would have been the 113th birthday of famed African-American poet and social activist Langston Hughes through a powerful tribute on its home page. The Doodle -- the name Google has given to its front-page features ...

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Google Doodle for today …. Langston Hughes 113th birthday!!

American Langston Hughes (1902-67) was a poet, novelist and playwright. "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" became his signature poem. The Ways of White Folks was his first short story collection.His first novel, Not Without Laughter received a Harmon Gold Medal.Hughes had a weak relationship with his father who was willing to provide financial assistance for his son to attend Columbia but did not support his desire to be a writer. Hughes agreed to study engineering but left due to racial…

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Dreams Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. Langston Hughes