Writer and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston

17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era

'Vintage Black Glamour' Exposes Little-Known Cultural History

'Vintage Black Glamour' Exposes Little-Known Cultural History

Renaissance Rooftop New Negro literary figures gather at a party in honor of Langston Hughes hosted by Regina Anderson (Andrews) and Ethel Ray (Nance). Left to right: Langston Hughes, Charles S....

20 Female Harlem Renaissance Writers

20 Female Harlem Renaissance Writers You Should Know

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: Langston Hughes—The Prophetic Poetic Voice of the Black Experience.   For many folks Langston Hughes is THE great African American Poet.  Certainly he was a break out star who won wide audiences among both Blacks and Whites with gritty yet lyrical poems that unflinchingly cast a light on the Black experience—and his personal experience—in America.  In doing so he opened the doors for others.   Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1, 1902.

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: Langston Hughes—The Prophetic Poetic Voice of the Black Experience. For many folks Langston Hughes is THE great African American Poet. Certainly he was a break out star who won wide audiences among both Blacks and Whites with gritty yet lyrical poems that unflinchingly cast a light on the Black experience—and his personal experience—in America. In doing so he opened the doors for others. Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1, 1902.

POET & WRITER~~ Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) - -Harlem Renaissance

POET & WRITER~~ Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) - -Harlem Renaissance

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