Read in February, 1st time. Langston Hughes Poems: "I, Too" , "Theme for English B" , "Freedom" , "Words like Freedom" , "Visitors to the Black Belt" , "The Weary Blues" , "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
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.
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