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Not Without Laughter

Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-American authors. Although best known for his poetry, Hughes produced in Not Without Laughter a powerful and pioneering classic novel.This stirring coming-of-age tale unfolds in 1930s rural Kansas. A poignant portrait of African-American family life in the early twentieth century, it follows... #classiclit #doverthrift ...

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Langston Hughes I MUST FIND THIS BOOK---I LOVE LANGSTON HUGHES WRITINGS AND POEMS---TWO OF MY FAVORITES ARE SELECTED POEMS BY MR HUGHES AND THE BEST SHORT STORIES BY NEGRO WRITERS.....

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THE FIRST BOOK OF NEGROES by LANGSTON HUGHES | published in 1952, two years before Brown vs. Board of Education, three years before the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and twelve years before the Civil Rights Act. (quoted) | All images are copyrighted © and owned by their respective holders.

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Poetry- I put this book on my wish list because I feel it is important to highlight poetry from someone of a different race and for my students to be exposed to poetry from all different kind of people. Langston Hughes wrote poems about Civil Rights which can also be tied into a history lesson in the classroom as well.

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From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Knopf and Vintage Books. Copyright © 1994 by the Estate of Langston Hughes. - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15615#sthash.2kRjfFZU.dpuf

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